This is a large collection of case studies available to SGSC members only. Each case study includes a step-by-step description of the approach to the research process.
Lolly is an intermediate researcher and wants to confirm that she has extracted all available information from very old records (late 1600’s). Kjell also sheds light on the terms sockenman and gives guidance on finding living relatives in Sweden.
Katherine wants to better understand the details on a single Household Examination Record. This case study is an excellent example of what a single record can contain and what it reveals as far as embedded clues for further research.
Cousins Ralph and Carl are working together and their shared ancestors. They confirm one ancestor is a soldier and find the parish of origin for another.
Katherine needs help understanding a Household Examination Record found in ArkivDigital. A one-page records yields a wealth of data!
Barbara has three generations of soldier ancestors. The General Muster Rolls in ArkivDigital are a treasure trove! Kjell helps Barbara navigate the records set and learn new facts.