NEW! Searchable information for births, marriages and deaths from Släktdata

We have added more searchable information for births, marriages and deaths in ArkivDigital’s indexes. We have a partnership with the genealogy society, Föreningen Släktdata, which gives us access to register posts which can be linked to our church books and become searchable via our indexes. This new update includes 278,906 new posts.

The newly searchable information is divided among our existing birth, marriage and death indexes as follows:

  • Births, parts of Sweden: 88,889 posts
    • Information from the following counties: Blekinge, Gotland, Göteborg och Bohus, Halland, Uppsala, Värmland, Älvsborg and Örebro.
  • Marriages, parts of Sweden: 50,604 posts
    • Information from the following counties: Gotland, Göteborg och Bohus, Halland, Skaraborg, Stockholm, Uppsala, Värmland, Västerbotten, Älvsborg and Örebro.
  • Deaths, parts of Sweden: 139,413 posts
    • Information from the following counties: Gotland, Göteborg och Bohus, Skaraborg, Uppsala, Värmland, Västerbotten, Älvsborg, Örebro and Östergötland.

The number of posts vary among the various counties; sometimes it is only a few parishes and sometimes many parishes. The time period that is covered varies between shorter and longer time periods.

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ArkivDigital’s index makes it easier for you to find information about when and where your ancestors were born, married and died. Instead of paging through a book page by page, you can now make a quick search in our index. When you have found the person, you are searching for, you can simply click a link to the original source where you can double check the information.

Dependent upon which index you use to search, you can search by name, birth date, marriage date, death date and parish. If you want to learn more search tips, we recommend reading the following: http://blog.arkivdigital.net/name-searching-tips/

After this index, our indexes include the following post totals (Click on the links in order to see more information about which parishes and years are included in the index):

In order to open the birth, marriage and death indexes, you log in at app.arkivdigital.se and select Index search. In the list under Index source, you then select the birth, marriage or death index dependent upon what type of information you are seeking.

When you have done that, you now can search for your ancestors and relatives! (A subscription is required. Click here to find more information about the different types of subscriptions that are offered.

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NEW! Searchable name indexes from Släktdata

At the end of last year, we announced our partnership with the genealogy society, Föreningen Släktdata. The partnership allows ArkivDigital to receive the indexes from Släktdata and these have now been linked to our church books and are searchable in our indexes. This cooperation consists of 1,517,145 posts among which 1,333,167 are now available and searchable in ArkivDigital. The other 183,978 posts have been published in earlier updates of our birth index.

ArkivDigital’s index makes it easier for you to find information about when and where your ancestors were born, married and died instead of browsing through the church books page by page; you can now do a quick search in our index. When you find the person you are seeking, you can simply click further to the original source and double check the information.

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The new searchable information is divided among our existing birth, marriage and death indexes as follows:

  • Births, parts of Sweden: 649,739 posts
  • Marriages, parts of Sweden: 169,050 posts
  • Deaths, parts of Sweden: 514,378 posts

Dependent upon which index you search, you can search by name, birth date, marriage date, death date and parish. Click here for more information about search tips.

After this update, our indexes include the following number of posts (click on the links in order to see more information about which parishes and years are included in the index):

  • Births, parts of Sweden: 5,642,121 posts Click here.
  • Marriages, parts of Sweden: 942,666 posts Click here.
  • Deaths, parts of Sweden: 2,283,768 posts Click here.

To open the indexes for births, marriages and deaths, you log in at app.arkivdigital.se and select Index Search. In the list under index source, you select the index for births, marriages or deaths dependent upon which type of information you are searching.

When you have done this, you can begin to search for your ancestors and relatives. (A subscription is required, read more about the different subscription options which exist.) https://www.arkivdigital.net/products

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Soon even more searchable name indexes in ArkivDigital!

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ArkivDigital has entered into a partnership with the genealogy society, Föreningen Släktdata.

The partnership will allow ArkivDigital to have access to approximately 1.6 million index entries which will be searchable in ArkivDigital. These index entries include births, marriages, and deaths primarily from the western parts of Sweden. The register from Föreningen Släktdata has been created by genealogists from various parts of Sweden and is available on the Föreningen Släktdata website.

The new index entries will make it easier for ArkivDigital’s customers to find even more ancestors and relatives with the help of a simple search. You will be able to search by name, year, place and other criteria. Once you find the person you are looking for, you can easily click a link to access the original record to verify the information. Work on linking the index entries with the church books will begin next year and these new indexes will be available to ArkivDigital customers sometime in the coming year.

ArkivDigital’s goal is to publish more name indexes, both those that the company has created on its own and those that genealogy associations around Sweden have created over the years.

About Föreningen Släktdata
Föreningen Släktdata has existed since 1989 and is a society whose primary goal is to make as many church books as possible freely accessible for genealogists. The society’s searchable database which is free for all can be found at the following web address: www.slaktdata.org.

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