Many of us have “spit in the tube” and wondered what those DNA test results actually mean. Many of us have also attended all-day seminars on DNA that filled us with scientific knowledge bordering on gibberish. How do we move beyond the gibberish and figure out what it means for our DNA story? Where do we even start? What do we do with all these so-called matches?
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.
No other cemetery in Sweden has as many of these limestone slabs as Kristinehamn´s cemetery. It also turned out that around half of these gravestones were related to Neil´s ancestors and relatives. Neil has spent a lot of time on his family tree. Many of his relatives were members of the Swedish Nobility!
What is New in ArkivDigital? There are many new things on ArkivDigital and we’ll have Kathy Meade, the company’s North American representative, here to teach us how to use them. Swedish Genealogy is changing ~ becoming much easier. Learn about the many new name searchable indexes and record types within ArkivDigital.
Between 1860 and 1920, it is estimated that over 1 million Swedes immigrated to the United States. Andrew Peterson would have been lost in the rush except for the 48 year diary he kept, noting his journey to the U.S, his horticulture work with apples and his struggles to homestead in MN. The diaries were eventually found by Swedish author Wilhelm Moberg who used them as a primary source for his Emigrant novels.
During this short Brian Rapp will discuss the Swedish American Genealogy Workshop. This workshop is held annually at the LDS Family History Library at Salt Lake City during the first week in November. It is organized by Jill Seaholm from the Swenson Swedish Immigration Center at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. The SAG Workshop consist of classes, individual research, and two group social events. It is a good place to bring your research brick walls.