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Swedish collections on Ancestry

Sweden, Indexed Birth Records, 1870-1941

10,6 million indexed birth records from the Sweden, Church Records collection with SCB-records for the years 1880 to 1941.

Sweden, Church Records, 1500-1941

21 million images scanned from microfilm/microfiche of the original church records.

Sweden, Births from the Swedish Death Index, 1901-2006

Birth information for over 7.5 million individuals who died in Sweden between 1901 and 2006.

Swedish Emigration Records, 1783-1951

Various Swedish emigration records from 1783-1951.

Public Member Trees

Ancestry members' public family trees.


Swedish Church Records on Ancestry.com

Genline's Swedish Church Records are now available on Ancestry's World Deluxe Membership collection. You can find the records in the collection titled, "Sweden, Church Records 1500-1941".

Are you looking for ancestors born in Sweden between 1870 and 1941? Now you can find them in the indexed birth records on Ancestry.com. Search them in the collection titled “Sweden, Indexed Birth Records, 1870-1941”.

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Ancestry's World Deluxe Membership gives you access to much more than the Swedish church records. You get access to 12 billion historical records. U.S. census records, vital records, obituary collections and much more. You can even trace your ancestors emigration from Sweden with the popular Swedish databases Emigranten Populär and passenger lists from Göteborg, and find dates of birth in Sveriges Dödbok 1901-2006.

Get Started

Just three easy steps to Get Started!

1. Register with Genline

After registering with Genline, a Username and Password will be sent to the e-mail address that you have provided.

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2. Download and install Genline FamilyFinder

Genline FamilyFinder allows you to search, view, and print pages from our Swedish Church Records archive.

Genline FamilyFinder for Windows

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Genline FamilyFinder for Mac OS X

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3. Search and browse the Swedish Church Records archive

You can access the Swedish Church Records archive as a Demo user and demo our service. As a Demo user you have access to a few selected counties of our Swedish Church records archive.

Use the Username and Password to Sign In and Order a Subscription to have full access to our Swedish Church Records archive.


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Note: Genline FamilyFinder requires some basic computer knowledge such as how to download and install programs on your computer.