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Next Meeting – October 7

Our next meeting will be Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 9:30 am at the Denver Public in the 7th Floor Training Room at 10 W. 14th Pkwy (14th & Broadway) Our program will include “Fika Findings” by Ron Floberg and Brian Rapp. This presentation will focus on notes and abbreviations disclosed in the Swedish Church Records. The one-on-one FIKA sessions …

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Swedish American Newspapers

The newspaper demo on April 1 had some technical problems, so here’s a video from home that gives you some tips on how to use the website. It’s about 8 1/2 minutes long. Swedish-language American newspapers are chock-full of obituary notices that usually include the parish of origin. Your immigrant ancestor probably subscribed to one …

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Next Meeting – February 4

Please join us for our next meeting on February 4, 2017 at 9:30 am at Denver Public Library. Program “The Fewer…The Prouder…The Wikgren Soldiers” Claire Schaeffer, SGSC member Claire Wikgren Schaeffer is a native-born Denverite and a 2nd-generation American. Her Wikgren ancestors come from the far north of Sweden in the parish of Piteå in Norrbotten. …

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Next Meeting – January 7

Please join us for our next meeting on January 7, 2017 at 9:30 am at Denver Public Library. Program: “Restoring Old Photos” Paul Ternlund – SGSC Member As genealogists we enjoy photos of yesteryear–especially when they are photos of relatives. Often these photo prints have not had the best care. But we are grateful to …

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