Questions pertaining about ancestors living or visiting or related records in the Scandinavian country of Sweden in northern Europe. It is located on the Baltic Sea and is boarded by Finland and Norway.

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Is there an archive of Polish or Hungarian passport applications from 1900-1940 from New York consulates?

I'm wondering if anyone knows if there are archives which contain Polish passport applications or Hungarian passport applications from respective consulates in New York between 1900 and 1940. Would ...
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Identifying parents of Gustaf Tenglund born 1840 in Sweden?

Gustaf Tenglund is my great Grandfather. I have drawn a complete blank on finding his parents. They just do not show up any where. Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions? As discovered by ...
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Reading Finnish Parish Records

I believe this is the birth record of Kasia Fredrika Tormanen B: 15 JUN 1858, D: 17 SEP 1900 in Kemi, Finland. I am finding it very difficult to read and translate the writing on this page. ...
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19th century Austro-Hungarians in Sweden? Or, Swedes in Austria-Hungary (Carpathian Mts)? Perplexed!

I am researching a family that I strongly believe has Carpatho-Rusyn roots, at least on one side. However, I have not been able to find any birth information for any of the children, their parents, or ...
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What does three small rings in a triangle mean in a Swedish parish registers?

In Sweden during the 18th and 19th century each parish had a "Husförhörslängd", a book tallying the people in the parish keeping track of how well they knew their biblical history, and if they had ...
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Did Carl M. Olson of Göteburg (Sweden) take 19th century photos in England, and if so, approximately when?

I have a photograph of an ancestor from England who I believe was born in 1818 (in Somerset) but became a police constable and lived in Devon, Gloucestershire and London later in life. I am guessing ...
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Where can I find more information on Danish 16th century priests?

My family is from Gotland, and in my family tree I have two priests who moved in from Denmark(*). Since Gotland nowadays is Swedish and these men are from Denmark I'm stuck, I know nothing about how ...