MyHeritage Updates Collection of Sweden Household Examination Books

We’re delighted to announce an replace to our Sweden Family Examination Books: we’ve got added 13.2 million historic data from the years 1800 to 1819. The gathering now incorporates 158 million data spanning the years 1800 to 1947. The MyHeritage assortment contains high quality scanned pictures, and because of its sturdy index, you may observe people and households all through the generations and acquire invaluable insights into the lives of your Swedish ancestors.

Search Sweden Household Examination Books

The Family Examination Books are the first supply for researching the lives of people and households all through the parishes of Sweden, from the late 1600s till trendy instances. As a result of the books had been up to date yearly, households will be traced yr to yr, and sometimes from location to location all through the nation. The MyHeritage index of the Sweden Family Examination Books is the one index that provides the flexibility to flip between totally different data of the identical particular person from totally different levels of life, from start to dying or emigration.

Every e-book, or sequence of books, was created and stored by the Swedish Lutheran Church and represents a 3–10 yr interval within the parish. In early a long time, comparable to from 1800 to 1819, every e-book can signify even longer durations of time inside a parish. Yearly till 1894, the parish priest would go to every residence and take a look at every particular person’s data of the catechism. They might additionally acquire details about start dates, marriages, deaths, the place individuals had moved to or from, and so forth. Every year the priest would come again and replace the data of the earlier yr, noting modifications inside the inhabitants of the house. 

Till 1894, the parish priest would go to every farm or residence inside his parish with the intention to grade and doc every particular person’s understanding of the catechism. After 1894, the books had been changed by Församlingsbok: data of the Church of Sweden which had been used to formally enumerate the inhabitants from yr to yr. The examinations on this new format had been much less centered on doctrinal data and extra centered on enumerating the Swedish inhabitants.

Pattern Data

The document of Swedish artist Anders Zorn will be discovered within the Sweden Family Examination Books. The document incorporates his birthdate, February 18, 1860; his place of residence from 1893 and 1899 in Lisselby, Mora, Kopparbergs, Dalarna, Sweden; and that he married Emma Amalia född Lamm on October 16, 1885.

By clicking on “See family members” or scrolling to the underside of the document, you may see further members of the particular person’s family — on this case, his spouse, Emma — and click on their names to view their entries. Viewing the data of different members of the family is an unique characteristic of the MyHeritage Sweden Family Examination Books.

With the MyHeritage Index of the Sweden Household Examination Books, it is easy to click and view additional household members 

With the MyHeritage Index of the Sweden Family Examination Books, it’s straightforward to click on and consider further family members

The Sweden Family Examination Books additionally incorporates the document of writer Albert Bonnier. His publishing firm printed books by notable Swedish writers comparable to August Strindberg, Verner von Heidenstam, Gustaf Fröding, Selma Lagerlöf and Hjalmar Söderberg.  

The document incorporates his birthdate, October 21, 1820; his residence of Blasieholmen, Jakob och Johannes, Stockholms, Uppland, Sweden, his spouse’s title, Betty; and the names of his three youngsters, Carl Otto, Jenny Elin, and Eva Fredrika. 


MyHeritage’s Sweden Family Examination Books is a vital assortment for anybody researching their Swedish heritage. This helpful assortment has now expanded and covers almost 150 years.

Looking the Sweden Household Examination Books is free. To view these data or to save lots of data to your loved ones tree, you’ll want a Data or Complete subscription. When you’ve got a household tree on MyHeritage, our Document Matching expertise will notify you robotically if data from these collections match your relations. 

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