Thursday, March 22, 2007

Sweden & Swedish Emigrants to the US

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archives:
   Research in the archives, hire research, rent microfilm. 321 Bonnie Lane, Elk Grove Village, IL, just south of Oakton St. Bonnie Lane is about halfway between Arlington Heights Road and Busse Road (Rt 83). Open 8:30 to 5, Monday through Friday. Phone: 847-690-9410, FAX: 847-690-9502, email:

Swedish Research

Augustana College's Genealogy Research FAQs:

Smultron list archives:

Jerry's Scandinavian/USA Genealogy Links:


Genealogy in Sweden:

R&oubml;tter: (part in English)

The Swedish Emigrant Institute at Växjö (Svenska Emigrantinstitutet):

Gothenburg Regional Archives (Landsarkivet i Göteborg är din arkivmyndighet i Västra Götalands län):

Maps of Swedish Län (in Swedish):

Search Disbyt:

Swedish Surnames:,

Fritt tillgängliga kyrkoboksregister för släktforskning (Freely available parish files for genealogy research):

Demografisk Databas Södra Sverige (Demographic Database for Southern Sweden):

Danish Demographic Database, including Emigration Archives 1868-1908:

Arkion - 1900 Swedish census: (fee-based)

Selected counties and parishes of the 1890 are indexed at Rootsweb (4575640 records, 136222 distinct surnames):

Swedish Vital Statistics (BMD) for Lindesberg, Orebro, Sweden (57,151 records):

100 Years of Emigrant Ships from Norway:

Danish Emigration Archives passenger list:

Norwegian Digital Archives:

Find a Grave in Stockholm, Sweden, created by the Stockholm Cemeteries Administration. 525,000 burials in eleven cemeteries, with digital maps:

From Jerry Longstrom - Swedish phone book online:
  Sök=search | Exakt Staving=exact spelling | Hela Landet=entire land | Ange område=State area | Börjar med=begins with
Kvasir Telefonkatalog (Norwegian telephone directory): fornavn = Given name | etternavn = Family name

Finding Origins of Scandinavian who came to America before 1870:

Swenson Center:

Swedish Place Names (alpha):

Population Registration in Sweden (present day):

Online Dictionaries/Translation


Multilanguages dictionary:

Lexin Swedish-English dictionary:

Swedish-English dictionary:


Swedish Genealogical Word List:

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At 1:57 PM, Blogger Sherry said...

Hi, I just wanted to let you know that your link to Horlacher is no longer good. Our company has taken over their materials, and the new link is:

I've used my personal Google account to log this comment, so if you'd like to just change the link on the page and not show my comment, that would be just fine. Thanks!



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