This presentation showed how Andy has been able to locate images of all his ancestors back to second great grandparents, half of his third great grandparents and several others beyond that, using a wide variety of methods, repositories and on-line sources. Andy Likins is an instructor of English at Pikes Peak Community College and […]
Regular Monthly Meetings - Archive
The Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado meets the first Saturday of each month, September through May. Read about past meetings and, if you are a member, download the presentation and handouts.
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. An overview will be given on the differences between the base and All-in-one versions and showing the two methods for searching: archive and register search. Focus […]
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 they and why would I care? Beverly Harbourt, SGSC Member Older church records from Sweden often reference dates from the liturgical calendar. Here are some tips […]
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 photos of people and places in Rockford. She will likely also talk about the Swedish-American church records that she and her late husband, Lennart Setterdahl, microfilmed […]
Program “The Fewer, The Prouder…The Wikgren Soldiers” Claire Wikgren Schaeffer, SGSC Member The presentation will focus on the period of the Great Northern War, an event and time period that defined both Sweden and Russia. In the course of this presentation you will encounter various soldiers – their names, their families, their relationships – as […]
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 Frisco and Recen Colorado” Jean Larson Adams – SGSC Member Who was Henry A. Recen, where did he emigrate from in Sweden and what kind […]