Meetings

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April 9, 2021 – The Lost Persson Brothers

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2022 9:30 a.m. MT Bethany Lutheran Church4500 E. Hampden Avenue, Cherry Hills Village, CO A Zoom option is also available. Program: “Finding the Lost Persson Brothers” Presenter: Karen Rademacher Karen’s great-great-grandfather, Christian Pearson of Saunders County, Nebraska, was said to have had two brothers who came from Sweden and settled in Minnesota. …

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March 5, 2022 – The Quest for Swedish Emigrants in Colorado

Date: March 5, 2022 9:30 a.m. MT Zoom hybrid meeting at Bethany Lutheran Church4500 E. Hampden Avenue, Cherry Hills Village, CO Title: The Quest for Susanne Lundblad’s Swedish Emigrants Who Settled in Colorado Presenter: Bev Harbourt, Past SGSC Director A woman in Sweden sent a request to the SGSC e-mail regarding siblings of her paternal grandfather’s father …

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December 4, 2021 – Annual Julbord Celebration

Date: December 4, 2021 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.No Zoom for this meeting; in-person only Titles: Annual Julbord Celebration Where: Bethany Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall4500 East Hampden Avenue The Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado welcomed members and guests to a celebration of our shared heritage at the annual Swedish Genealogical Society Julbord. Members share in a …

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October 2, 2021 – Topographical and Cultural Journey Across Sweden

Date: October 2, 2021 9:30 a.m. MT via Zoom Titles: Topographical and Cultural Journey Across Sweden Presenter: Ingela Eilert Haaland In 1906 and 1907, schoolteacher Selma Lagerlöf wrote two geography books, The Wonderful Adventures of Nils I and II, for Swedish school students. In 1909, Lagerlöf, by now recognized as an acclaimed writer, became the first …

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September 4, 2021 – Using DNA as an Assist

Presenter: Bob Johnson is a recovering attorney and professional genealogist. He holds a Certified Genealogist® credential and specializes in Swedish, Finnish, and Norwegian genealogical research. Bob has been doing Swedish research for over 40 years. He studied in Växjö, Sweden and is active in several genealogical societies. Bob has recently authored two publications, Genealogy At …

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May 1, 2021 – Amazing Records at MyHeritage

Have Swedish ancestors? Count yourself lucky – the records are amazing. Our Swedish ancestors and their Nordic neighbors (those from Norway, Denmark, and Finland) left amazing records. These records can reveal incredible genealogical and historical discoveries. This session will focus on unique aspects of Swedish research and include some comparisons with what is available in …

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