October 3rd, 2015 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Community College of Aurora CentreTech Campus – Fine Arts Building 16000 East CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, Colorado 80011-9036 Discover how you can find your Swedish roots through Swedish research SwedGenTour 2015 representatives will be touring the United States again this year and will include a stop in
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.
Main Program: “Swedish Genealogy & Culture Trip ~ 2015”, Slideshow by Cheryl Floberg & Linda Gensmer, SGSC Member Travelers Eleven members and family of the Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado traveled to Sweden in June for a week of research and Swedish culture, preceded and/or followed by research into our individual family roots. This presentation will highlight some
“My Family Dalmålning Canvas” by Nina Ehlers, SGSC Member As most of you know, Nina Ehlers is a very talented dalmålning (Swedish rosemålning) artist. Nina has created a canvas of her family in the Swedish Dalmålning style. This painting includes her home and her parents, husband, children and grandchildren pursuing the activities that are dear
Short: “Forest Finns – Who were they – What did they do – Where did they go?” Kjell S Andersson, Research and Mentoring Chair, SGSC This presentation starts with putting the Forest Finns into an historical perspective especially related to the friction between a rising Russian empire and Sweden during the 16th century. Then the migration
Looking for Gustav Vasa: Researching Swedish Nobility by Kjell S Andersson and Carol Stetser In October of 2014, Kjell Andersson and Carol Stetser explained how Kjell and Carol were able to find Carol’s aristocratic Swedish ancestors. This program expands on that theme, particularly focusing on Swedish history and its importance to genealogical research. American researchers