Information about the Swedish American book index:

Database of names from Swedish American books

This database consists of people listed in biographies in the books below. Each book has a code number. The numbers in the database show the book code number followed by the page number on which the immigrant was found in that book. For example, Gustaf Fair will be found on page 438 of Svenskarne i Illinois.

Fair Gustaf 1824-07-22 Medelby (F) Andover Henry IL 104:438

Below is the list of county or län abbreviations used in the database.

County or län abbreviations for Swedish birthplaces:

A = City of Stockholm
B = Stockholms län (excludes the city)
C = Uppsala län
D = Södermanlands län
E = Östergötlands län
F = Jönköpings län
G = Kronobergs län
H = Kalmar län
I = Gotlands län
K = Blekinge län
L = Kristianstads län
M = Malmöhus län
N = Hallands län
O = Göteborgs och Bohus län
P = Älvsborgs län
R = Skaraborgs län
S = Värmlands län
T = Örebro län
U = Västmanlands län
W = Kopparbergs län
X = Gävleborgs län
Y = Västernorrlands län
Z = Jämtlands län
AC = Västerbottens län
BD = Norrbottens län
OA = Göteborg City


The database has been constructed at the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center, Rock Island IL, USA.

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