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[[Image:Stånga Church.jpg|thumb|right|210px|<center>Stånga Church</center>]]
 
[[Image:Stånga Church.jpg|thumb|right|210px|<center>Stånga Church</center>]]
=== History ===
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===History===
  
 
(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.) <br> {{Infobox Swedish Parishes
 
(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.) <br> {{Infobox Swedish Parishes
| Stift = add here
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| Stift = Visby
| Pastorat = add here
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| Pastorat = -1961 Annex parish in Burs and Stånga pastorat<br>1962- Annex parish in Burs, Stånga, När and Lau
 
| Län = Gotland
 
| Län = Gotland
 
| Landskap = Gotland
 
| Landskap = Gotland
| Härad = Södra
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| Härad = 1646-1681 Sudertredingens tingsrätt<br>1681- Södra
 
| Tingslag = add here
 
| Tingslag = add here
| Domsaga = add here
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| Domsaga = -1942 Södra<br>1943- Gotland
| Fögderi = add here
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| Fögderi = 1720-1966 Södra <br>1967- Visby
 
| Länsmansdistrikt = add here
 
| Länsmansdistrikt = add here
 
| Kronofogdedistrikt = add here
 
| Kronofogdedistrikt = add here
| Kommun = add here
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| Kommun = 1863-1970 Stånga<br>1971- Gotland
| Militär indelning = add here
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| Militär indelning = 2:a Gottlands Båtsmans-Kompani
 
}}  
 
}}  
  
=== Place Names ===
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===Place Names===
  
 
Allmänningen, Allmungs (Almungs),<br><br>Bogs, Botvalda (Botvalde), Bosarfve (Bosarve),<br><br>Frigsarfve (Frigsarve),<br><br>Gumbalda (Gumbalde<br><br>Hervide (Härvide), Hägvide,<br><br>Kylfver (Kylver),<br><br>Liffride,<br><br>Maldes,<br><br>Odvalls (Odvalds),<br><br>Prestgården (Annexen),<br><br>Qvie (Stångkvie),<br><br>Rangvalls (Rangvalds),  
 
Allmänningen, Allmungs (Almungs),<br><br>Bogs, Botvalda (Botvalde), Bosarfve (Bosarve),<br><br>Frigsarfve (Frigsarve),<br><br>Gumbalda (Gumbalde<br><br>Hervide (Härvide), Hägvide,<br><br>Kylfver (Kylver),<br><br>Liffride,<br><br>Maldes,<br><br>Odvalls (Odvalds),<br><br>Prestgården (Annexen),<br><br>Qvie (Stångkvie),<br><br>Rangvalls (Rangvalds),  
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== Collections ==
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==Collections==
 
===Census Records===
 
===Census Records===
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*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
 
*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
 
*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1840-1947 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1840-1947], ($), index and images. Also on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9731 '''Ancestry.com'''], ($), [http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=Gotland&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&Lan=Gotlands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&EndastDigitaliserat=false '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
 
*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1840-1947 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1840-1947], ($), index and images. Also on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9731 '''Ancestry.com'''], ($), [http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=Gotland&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&Lan=Gotlands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&EndastDigitaliserat=false '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
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====Online Database 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 [https://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')  
 
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://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')  
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:*{{RecordSearch|1978340|'''Sweden, Gotland Church Records, 1582-1940; index 1655-1860'''}} at FamilySearch.
 
:*{{RecordSearch|1978340|'''Sweden, Gotland Church Records, 1582-1940; index 1655-1860'''}} at FamilySearch.
:*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Sweden/sweden-genealogy-vital-records '''MyHeritage.com'''] ($),  
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:*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Sweden/sweden-genealogy-vital-records '''MyHeritage.com'''] ($),
:*[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/catalog/?title=Sweden%20Church%20Records'''Ancestry.com'''] ($),
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:*[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/catalog/?title=Sweden%20Church%20Records '''Ancestry.com'''] ($),
:*[http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=Gotland&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and  
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:*[http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=Gotland&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and
 
:*[https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&Lan=Gotlands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&EndastDigitaliserat=false '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
 
:*[https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&Lan=Gotlands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&EndastDigitaliserat=false '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
  
 
====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
 
====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
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:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
 
:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
 
::*{{LearningCenter2|400|Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital}}
 
::*{{LearningCenter2|400|Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital}}
 
::*[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/use-the-full-scope-of-arkiv-digital-for-swedish-genealogy Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
 
::*[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/use-the-full-scope-of-arkiv-digital-for-swedish-genealogy Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
  
====Family History Library Records ====
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====Family History Library Records====
 
Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=147104&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20Gotland%22 '''Sweden, Gotland 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://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/ '''Family History Center'''] near you. <br>Click on "Places within Sweden, Gotland" and then select your parish.
 
Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=147104&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20Gotland%22 '''Sweden, Gotland 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://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/ '''Family History Center'''] near you. <br>Click on "Places within Sweden, Gotland" and then select your parish.
 
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===Military Records===
 
===Military Records===
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*[[Sweden Military Records]]
 
*[[Sweden Military Records]]
*[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''']
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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 ===
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===Related Sources===
 
<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Sweden Online Genealogy Records]]</span><span class="community_button">[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|Ask the <br>Community]]</span></div>
 
<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Sweden Online Genealogy Records]]</span><span class="community_button">[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|Ask the <br>Community]]</span></div>
 
===Help Reading Swedish Records===
 
===Help Reading Swedish Records===
*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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*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.
*[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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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|This '''Swedish Word List''']] covers typical  terms found in the records.
*[[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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*[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.
 
*Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study [[Sweden Names, Personal|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].
 
*Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study [[Sweden Names, Personal|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].
*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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*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''']].
 
*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMIUyk19Q5Q '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VszQTkluERk '''1752'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZgh-3v2Vhw '''1771'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcLdSHQjyu0 '''1792'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP8xTy-IAPE '''1803'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcXgfbDIfpM '''1834'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLS0zRxvbss '''1854'''].
 
*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMIUyk19Q5Q '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VszQTkluERk '''1752'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZgh-3v2Vhw '''1771'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcLdSHQjyu0 '''1792'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP8xTy-IAPE '''1803'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcXgfbDIfpM '''1834'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLS0zRxvbss '''1854'''].
  
 
===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
 
===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL0wFoBaCXs '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1''']  
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:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL0wFoBaCXs '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1''']
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1yNb4BOIec '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1yNb4BOIec '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBN4XbXosGU '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']
 
:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBN4XbXosGU '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']
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===Help With Research Objectives and Strategies===  
 
===Help With Research Objectives and Strategies===  
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*First find the birth and baptism record of your ancestor. Once you know his date and place of birth and his parents' names, you can locate the family in the Household Examination Records.
 
*First find the birth and baptism record of your ancestor. Once you know his date and place of birth and his parents' names, you can locate the family in the Household Examination Records.
*Search every Household Examination Record that your ancestor appears on (from birth to death). You will pick up valuable clues along the way, find children who died young, and establish correct family member relationships.<br>  
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*Search every Household Examination Record that your ancestor appears on (from birth to death). You will pick up valuable clues along the way, find children who died young, and establish correct family member relationships.<br>
*All birth, marriage, or death dates found in Household Examination Records need to be verified in the actual birth, marriage, or death records.<br>  
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*All birth, marriage, or death dates found in Household Examination Records need to be verified in the actual birth, marriage, or death records.<br>
*Pay attention to relationship titles, occupations, military status, and remarks. See word list for [[Sweden: Household Examination Vocabulary|Vocabulary for Household Examination Records]].<br>  
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*Pay attention to relationship titles, occupations, military status, and remarks. See word list for [[Sweden: Household Examination Vocabulary|Vocabulary for Household Examination Records]].<br>
*Dates are written in the European order of day, month, and year.<br>  
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*Dates are written in the European order of day, month, and year.<br>
  
 
See [[Sweden Research Strategies|'''Sweden Research Strategies''']] for locating various records in specific time periods.
 
See [[Sweden Research Strategies|'''Sweden Research Strategies''']] for locating various records in specific time periods.
=== References&nbsp; ===
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===References&nbsp;===
  
 
Stånga Parish 1821-1847 AI;3, Husförhörslängd. Gårdsregister.  
 
Stånga Parish 1821-1847 AI;3, Husförhörslängd. Gårdsregister.  
  
 
[[Category:Parishes_in_Gotland_County,_Sweden]]
 
[[Category:Parishes_in_Gotland_County,_Sweden]]

Latest revision as of 17:40, 22 March 2021


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

Stånga 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.)

Stånga Parish, Gotland, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Visby
Pastorat -1961 Annex parish in Burs and Stånga pastorat
1962- Annex parish in Burs, Stånga, När and Lau
Län Gotland
Landskap Gotland
Härad 1646-1681 Sudertredingens tingsrätt
1681- Södra
Tingslag add here
Domsaga -1942 Södra
1943- Gotland
Fögderi 1720-1966 Södra
1967- Visby
Kommun 1863-1970 Stånga
1971- Gotland
Militär indelning 2:a Gottlands Båtsmans-Kompani


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Allmänningen, Allmungs (Almungs),

Bogs, Botvalda (Botvalde), Bosarfve (Bosarve),

Frigsarfve (Frigsarve),

Gumbalda (Gumbalde

Hervide (Härvide), Hägvide,

Kylfver (Kylver),

Liffride,

Maldes,

Odvalls (Odvalds),

Prestgården (Annexen),

Qvie (Stångkvie),

Rangvalls (Rangvalds),

Smissarfve (Smissarve), Starlause, Stallause (Starrlause), Stenstuga (Stenstugu), Sutarfve (Sutarve),

Tellungs (Tällungs), Tjengvide (Tjängvide),

Ungbotels,

Österlings,

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

  • 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, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com 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, Gotland 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, Gotland" and then select your parish.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

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

  • First find the birth and baptism record of your ancestor. Once you know his date and place of birth and his parents' names, you can locate the family in the Household Examination Records.
  • Search every Household Examination Record that your ancestor appears on (from birth to death). You will pick up valuable clues along the way, find children who died young, and establish correct family member relationships.
  • All birth, marriage, or death dates found in Household Examination Records need to be verified in the actual birth, marriage, or death records.
  • Pay attention to relationship titles, occupations, military status, and remarks. See word list for Vocabulary for Household Examination Records.
  • Dates are written in the European order of day, month, and year.

See Sweden Research Strategies for locating various records in specific time periods.

References [edit | edit source]

Stånga Parish 1821-1847 AI;3, Husförhörslängd. Gårdsregister.