Meetings Archive

This is an archive of our monthly meeting presentations. Members can download meeting handouts and copies of presentations.

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Homesteading and Plat Maps

“Homesteading, Plat Maps and Swedish Tidbits” This presentation will cover the basics on where to find Homestead Records and Plat Maps. Also she will show some examples of real …
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Swedes in Leadville

Program: “Swedes in Leadvillle” Beverly Harbourt and Jean Adams, SGSC Members In 2015 the SwedGen genealogists from Sweden visited Colorado to digitize Colorado Swedish Church Records. The Swedish Genealogical …
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Volvo Genealogy

Program: “Chasing my Ancestors in a Volvo” Karen Rademacher In 2013, Karen’s father purchased a Volvo through the company’s “Overseas Delivery Program”. Karen, her husband and her parents all …
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Getting more from Swedish records

Program: “Fika Findings” Ron Floberg and Brian Rapp This presentation will focused on notes and abbreviations disclosed in the Swedish Church Records. The one-on-one FIKA sessions have provided translations …
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ArkivDigital update

Program: “”What’s New in ArkivDigital?” Kathy Meade, ArkivDigital   What is New in ArkivDigital? This presentation will focus on additions and changes to ArkivDigital within the last two years. …
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Bishop Hill and more

Due to inclement weather, our scheduled speaker had to cancel. We were able to quickly pull together a great program on short notice. Moveable Feast Days – What are …
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Swedes in Rockford

Program: “Swedes in Rockford” Author Lilly Setterdahl This presentation will focus on her book “Rockford Swedes: American Stories”, first written in 1993 and recently revised. There will be many …
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Swedish Churches

Research and Mentoring Update Kjell provided the following information about new resources available to Swedish genealogy researchers.   Short Program “The Old Swede – Henry A. Recen, Founder of …