Alböke Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy

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

Alböke Church

History[edit | edit source]

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Alböke Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
Stift add here
Pastorat Alböke (medeltiden), -1961 Löt, 1962- Köping
Län Kalmar
Landskap Småland
Härad Ölands Norra
Tingslag -1942 Ölands norra mot (Slättbo h:d), 1943-1968 Öland, 1969-1970 Möre and Öland
Domsaga 1971- Möre och Ölands tingsrätt
Fögderi add here
Kommun add here
Militär indelning 1:a Ölands Båtsmans-Kompani
NAD Ref Code SE/VALA/00003
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Alböke, Askelunda,




Istad by, Istad (Lilla), Istad (Stora),

Kalleguta Utmark, Karsö, Knäppinge, Korntorp, Kåreholmen,

Lilla Istad, Lilla Stacketorp,


Stacketorp, Stacketorp (Lilla), Stacketorp (Stora), Stora Istad, Stora Stacketorp, Staretorp,




Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

  • Surrounding Parishes

Collections[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]

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,, and are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden[edit | edit source]

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Alböke, Husförhörslängd 1840-1860, Ortregister

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Alböke Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). May 2012