Archive of monthly meeting descriptions and speaker bios. Get a flavor of what we’re all about!

January 9, 2021 – Tax Records

Presentation Title: Using Swedish Tax Records to Answer Tough Genealogical Questions Tax records are a little used, but excellent resource, for solving the “unsolvable” 18th century problem of record loss/gaps and end of the line extensions. Tax records fill in when clerical surveysare not extant.

July 11, 2020 – SGSC on Zoom

SGSC hosted its second Zoom meeting on July 11, 2020. Our agenda included a peek into the inner workings of our website, a tour of ArkivDigital’s new family tree feature, and some answers to member-submitted questions about Swedish genealogy research. Meeting videos and handouts available here.

February 1, 2020 – DNA: Members Talk about Challenges

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?