Short: “Two Swedish Websites to Further Your Research” by SGSC member Beverly Harbourt Beverly recently listened to a webinar by Kathy Meade from Arkiv Digital. In the presentation, Beverly learned of some Swedish websites of interest to Swedish researchers. One of these websites contains information on parishes within a desired län. The other has an
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.
Short: Backstugas by SGSC member Beverly Harbourt (Handout can be found on page “Research & Mentoring – Members only). Presentation: From Castles, to Tenant Farms, to the Poorhouse, to America: What I Learned About Farming in Central Sweden When I Visited the Farms and Estates on Which My Ancestors Lived and Worked by SGSC member Linda
by SGSC member Cheryl Floberg Eighteen members (some with family members) 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 of our experiences. Our schedule for the week included
The Great Swedish Adventure – . The Swedish “Who do you think you are?” by guest speaker Kirstin Highfield. Kirstin is a native Coloradan and resides in Colorado Springs. She has worked in education for nine years and currently is an elementary special education aide. Being 100% Swedish, she grew up around many Swedish customs and
Short: Experiencing Genealogical Research in Sweden by Don Richards. Don is an acquaintance of our program speaker, Kim Paul. He has been to Sweden two times to conduct genealogical research and he will share those experiences with us. Don lives in Steamboat Springs. Main presentation: Leave a Legacy: Interview Techniques and What Photos to Take by guest speaker Kim