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.
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: “Swedes in Leadvillle” Beverly Harbourt and Jean Adams, SGSC Members In 2015 the SwedGen genealogists from Sweden visited Colorado to digitize Colorado Swedish Church Records. The Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado was instrumental in identifying Swedish Churches along the front range where records still existed. Beverly Harbourt and Jean Adams volunteered to assist in
Program: “Chasing my Ancestors in a Volvo” Karen Rademacher In 2013, Karen’s father purchased a Volvo through the company’s “Overseas Delivery Program”. Karen, her husband and her parents all traveled to Sweden together to pick up the vehicle at the Gothenburg factory. They drove that Volvo all over Sweden for over two weeks, exploring the
Program: “Fika Findings” Ron Floberg and Brian Rapp This presentation will focused on notes and abbreviations disclosed in the Swedish Church Records. The one-on-one FIKA sessions have provided translations and definition/explanation of items of interest many researchers would overlook. These findings often provide information, other than just names and dates, about our ancestors. Brian