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Guide to '''Runsten Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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=== Place Names  ===
 
=== Place Names  ===
  
Bjärby Nr 1 - 10, Bjärby Inhyses, Bjärby Utjord, Bäck Norra Nr 1 - 6, Bäck Norra Nr 1 - 6, Bäck Nora Inhyses, Bäck Södra Nr 1 - 5, Bäck öädra Inhyses,
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Bjärby Nr 1 - 10, Bjärby Inhyses, Bjärby Utjord, Bäck Norra Nr 1 - 6, Bäck Norra Nr 1 - 6, Bäck Nora Inhyses, Bäck Södra Nr 1 - 5, Bäck öädra Inhyses, <br><br>
 
 
Dyestad (Dystad) Nr 1 - 7, Dyestad Inhyses,
 
 
 
Häradsskrivarebohemmanet Spjuterum, Häradsskrivarebostället Lopperstad Nr 1,
 
 
 
Inhyes Bjärby
 
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Dyestad
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Dyestad (Dystad) Nr 1 - 7, Dyestad Inhyses, <br><br>
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lerkaka
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Häradsskrivarebohemmanet Spjuterum, Häradsskrivarebostället Lopperstad Nr 1, <br><br>
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lopperstad
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Inhyes Bjärby
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Norra Bäck
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Dyestad
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Norra Runsten
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lerkaka
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Spjuterum
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lopperstad
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Södra Bäck
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Norra Bäck  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Södra Runsten
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Norra Runsten  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Vanserum
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Spjuterum
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Åkerby
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Södra Bäck
  
Komministerbostället Dyestad, Krornofogdebostället Södra Bäck,
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Södra Runsten
  
Lerkaka Nr 1 -7, Lerkaka Inhyses, Lopperstad nr 1 - 3,&nbsp;&nbsp;Lopperstad Inhyses,
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Vanserum
  
Pastorbostället Söda Runsten, Postgården Södra Runsten, Prästgården Södra Runsten,
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Åkerby
  
Runsten Norra Nr 1 - 5, Runsten Norra inhyses, Runsten Södra Nr 1 - 9, Rundsten Södra Inhyses,
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Komministerbostället Dyestad, Krornofogdebostället Södra Bäck, <br><br>
  
Spjuterum Nr 1&nbsp; - 4
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Lerkaka Nr 1 -7, Lerkaka Inhyses, Lopperstad nr 1 - 3,  Lopperstad Inhyses, <br><br>
  
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Pastorbostället Söda Runsten, Postgården Södra Runsten, Prästgården Södra Runsten,<br><br>
  
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Runsten Norra Nr 1 - 5, Runsten Norra inhyses, Runsten Södra Nr 1 - 9, Rundsten Södra Inhyses,<br><br>
  
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Spjuterum Nr 1 - 4 <br><br>
  
To see what kind of place it is you will need a [[Sweden: Gazetteers|Swedish Gazetteer]]. <br>
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To see what kind of place it is you will need a [[Sweden: Gazetteers|Swedish Gazetteer]]. <br>  
  
 
*'''Surrounding Parishes'''
 
*'''Surrounding Parishes'''
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=== Collections  ===
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== Collections  ==
 
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===Census Records===
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*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
 
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*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1880-1920?s=218489221 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920], ($), index and images. Also on Also on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9731 '''Ancestry.com'''], ($), [http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=Kalmar&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=Kalmar+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] ($).
*'''Church Records'''
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===Church Records===
  
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====Online Database Church Records====
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The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. ('''''ArkivDigital''',  '''Ancestry.com''', and '''MyHeritage.com'''  are available at [https://familysearch.org/locations/ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')
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:*{{RecordSearch|1930243|'''Sweden, Kalmar Church Records, 1577-1907; index 1625-1860'''}}, FamilySearch Historical Records.
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:*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Sweden/sweden?s=218489221 '''MyHeritage.com'''] ($),
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:*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/cardcatalog.aspx#ccat=hc=25&dbSort=1&sbo=1&title=Sweden&keyword=& '''Ancestry.com'''] ($), 
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:*[http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=Kalmar&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and
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:*[https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=Kalmar+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard'''SVAR'''] ($).
  
*'''Court Records'''
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====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
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:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
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::*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/sweden-an-introduction-to-arkivdigital/886 Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital]
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::*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/67 Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
  
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====Family History Library Records  ====
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Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=147526&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20Kalmar%22 '''Sweden, Kalmat Records'''] for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be digitized.  Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a [https://familysearch.org/locations/ '''Family History Center'''] near you. <br>Click on "Places within Sweden, Kalmar and then select your parish.
 
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*'''Military Records'''
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===Military Records===
 
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*[[Sweden Military Records]]
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*[http://www.soldatreg.se/sok-soldat/ '''Central Soldiers Register''']  [http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/default.sv.aspx '''Instructions''' ][http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/search.sv.aspx '''Search Engine''']
  
 
=== Related Sources  ===
 
=== Related Sources  ===
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{{Click|Image:Sweden_ORP.png|Sweden Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups]]
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::'''PLF Database''' -- A large portion of births, marriages, and deaths have been indexed on CD-Roms for the county of Kalmar. The 4 disc set has been created by Person-och Lokalhistoriskt Forskarcentrum, Oskarshamn (PLF). To learn more about these CD-Roms click [[PLF Database|here.]]
  
*'''Digital'''
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::'''Nixon''' -- a name index of Biographical and genealogical information for Kalmar and a few other counties.&nbsp; To learn more click [[NIXON : Nödvåndigt Index Omfattande Namn : genväg till tidigare person-historik forskning|here]].
 
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===Help Reading Swedish Records===
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*You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records!  They have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation.
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|This '''Swedish Word List''']] covers typical  terms found in the records.
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*[http://swedishgenealogyguide.com/dictionaries/swedish-historical-dictionary-database-shdd '''Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD''']: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
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*[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)''']] and [[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)''']] will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
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*Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study [[Sweden Names, Personal|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].
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*For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see [[Media:Swedenish_Par_Reg_and_Exam_headings.pdf|Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings]].
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*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1717/1282 '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1752/1283 '''1752'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1771/1284 '''1771'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1792/1285 '''1792'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1803/1235 '''1803'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1834/1234 '''1834'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1854/1233 '''1854'''].
  
*'''Printed'''
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===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
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:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?resultListItem=1&fq=place%3A%22Sweden%22&fq=skill_level%3A%22Beginner%22&fq=subjects_en%3A%22Instruction%20and%20methodology%2FEducation%2F%22 '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1''']
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:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/spelling-and-phonetics-for-swedish-genealogy/1307 '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words
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:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-gothic-handwriting-for-swedish-genealogy-put-it-all-together/1337 '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']
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:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/birth-and-christening-records-for-swedish-genealogy/1223 '''Birth and Christening Records for Swedish Genealogy''']
  
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*'''Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records:''' (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-1-scandinavian-gothic-letters/255 Lesson 1: '''Scandinavian Gothic Letters'''],
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-2-names-words-and-dates/257 Lesson 2:''' Names, Words, and Dates'''], and
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-3-handwritten-records/256 Lesson 3: '''Handwritten Records''']<br>
  
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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===Help With Research Objectives and Strategies===  
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[[Sweden Research Strategies|'''Sweden Research Strategies''']]
  
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=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===
  
Ortnamnsregister för Runsten, Husförhörslängd 1845-1850
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Ortnamnsregister för Runsten, Husförhörslängd 1845-1850  
 
 
 
 
  
 
[[Category:Parishes_in_Kalmar_County,_Sweden]]
 
[[Category:Parishes_in_Kalmar_County,_Sweden]]

Latest revision as of 04:00, 15 May 2018

Sweden
Kalmar County
Runsten


Guide to Runsten Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

History

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Runsten Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift add here
Pastorat add here
Län Kalmar
Landskap Småland
Härad add here
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi add here
Kommun add here
Militär indelning add here


Place Names

Bjärby Nr 1 - 10, Bjärby Inhyses, Bjärby Utjord, Bäck Norra Nr 1 - 6, Bäck Norra Nr 1 - 6, Bäck Nora Inhyses, Bäck Södra Nr 1 - 5, Bäck öädra Inhyses,

Dyestad (Dystad) Nr 1 - 7, Dyestad Inhyses,

Häradsskrivarebohemmanet Spjuterum, Häradsskrivarebostället Lopperstad Nr 1,

Inhyes Bjärby

            Dyestad

            Lerkaka

            Lopperstad

            Norra Bäck

            Norra Runsten

            Spjuterum

            Södra Bäck

            Södra Runsten

            Vanserum

            Åkerby

Komministerbostället Dyestad, Krornofogdebostället Södra Bäck,

Lerkaka Nr 1 -7, Lerkaka Inhyses, Lopperstad nr 1 - 3, Lopperstad Inhyses,

Pastorbostället Söda Runsten, Postgården Södra Runsten, Prästgården Södra Runsten,

Runsten Norra Nr 1 - 5, Runsten Norra inhyses, Runsten Södra Nr 1 - 9, Rundsten Södra Inhyses,

Spjuterum Nr 1 - 4

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

  • Surrounding Parishes


Collections

Census Records

Church Records

Online Database Church Records

The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Kalmat Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be digitized. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you.
Click on "Places within Sweden, Kalmar and then select your parish.

Military Records

Related Sources

{{{link}}}Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

PLF Database -- A large portion of births, marriages, and deaths have been indexed on CD-Roms for the county of Kalmar. The 4 disc set has been created by Person-och Lokalhistoriskt Forskarcentrum, Oskarshamn (PLF). To learn more about these CD-Roms click here.
Nixon -- a name index of Biographical and genealogical information for Kalmar and a few other counties.  To learn more click here.

Help Reading Swedish Records

Help Reading Old Handwriting

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies

Sweden Research Strategies


References

Ortnamnsregister för Runsten, Husförhörslängd 1845-1850