Meetings Archive

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

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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 …
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Geoff Morris – Fall 2016 Workshop

Geoffrey Fröberg Morris returned for another informative all-day session! His presentations included: “Tools and Techniques for Swedish Place Names and Moving Information”   “Using the Full Scope of Swedish …