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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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.
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
The next one-on-one opportunity for SGSC members at FIKA coffee house in Parker will be on Saturday, April 9th , 2016, 10 am to 3 pm. It will cost you nothing except the coffee or tea I expect you to buy while being there.(As most of you know my daughter and son-in-law are the owners).
News from ArkivDigital: Saturday March 19 is Genealogy Day in Sweden and many of the genealogy societies, libraries and archives throughout the country are hosting exhibits and lectures. ArkivDigital, your online digital archive with over 59 million images, will be hosting an “open house” this weekend. We invite all who are interested in their Swedish
The Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado and The Denver Public Library presents Peter Bergstrom: Swedish Immigrant Worker and Entrepreneur, a traveling exhibit on display from March 1, 2016 through May 31, 2016 Denver Public Library 10 W 14th Avenue Pkwy, Denver, CO 5th Floor, Genealogy and Western History Come visit Peter Bergstrom: Swedish Immigrant Worker