Program: “Swedish Research” by Geoff Morris, Swedish Research Specialist, Family History Library, Salt Lake City
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.
Looking for Gustav Vasa: Researching Swedish Nobility by Kjell S Andersson and Carol Stetser Although most Swedish nobility didn’t emigrate from Sweden, some Americans can trace their ancestry back to Swedish aristocracy. Kjell Andersson and Carol Stetser explain how they traced Carol’s family line back to King Gustav Vasa of Sweden. Kjell demonstrates how he discovered
A Brief Overview of Blekinge Län” by Beverly Harbourt ~ SGSC President “A Brief Overview of Blekinge Län” is the first in a series of presentations designed to give our members some background regarding the areas from which our ancestors emigrated. It provides a some information about the smallest province by area on the Swedish mainland and
Short: “Converting Riksdaler to Dollar in 1850” by Bryan Soderberg ~ SGSC Member. Please find a handout under “Research and Mentoring/Members only”. When SGSC member Brian Rapp wanted to know what 2000 in Swedish Currency was worth in US currency in 1851 when his ancestors sold their Farm in Sweden, Bryan Soderberg began a search for the
Carol Shansby: “A Walk on the Ground Where Ancestors Walked” Carol’s challenge was finding the locations that her maternal grandmother and grandfather each emigrated from (separately) in the 1880’s. Starting with almost no information and doing the least domestic research that seemed possible to a novice genealogist, what is possible? Joining the Swedish Genealogical Society of
Short: “Dala Horses” by SGSC member Maryanne Patterson Program: “Lantmäteriet – Swedish Historical Maps” by Charles W. Berberich, Ph.D. Charles W. Berberich, Ph.D., is a historical-geographer and avid genealogist. After conducting dozens of oral tradition interviews in West Africa and extensive archival research in Europe, Charles taught History for 15 years at major American universities, specializing in