Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota
Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota
Researching Sweden and Swedish America

Välkommen


Welcome to our Website!

We hope you enjoy the features included on our website. Additional resources that may be of value to the members will be added as they become available. They will be added to the secure side of our site requiring members to first logon to gain access to them. Typical items are Tidningen Archive and Speaker Handouts when available. For an overview of our website contents and how to use it click on SGSM Website Overview.


Need Help With Research or Translation?

If you need assistance with research or translation, send your query to us at info@sgsmn.org with any information that you have. Go to our Research Page for complete details about what services SGSM volunteers provide and how you can contact them by email or mail. During COVID-19 restrictions, SGSM research help is not available at the Minnesota Genealogical Society library. You can still visit the library to do your own research, but before you go check the current MGS library hours and schedule a time to visit.


Tidningen Back-Issues are on the Website

All Tidningen back-issues encompassing 1997-Present are available to our members on the website in the "Tidningen Archive" under Member Login. There are directions on that page for accessing the issues and article indexes. If you have forgotten your Username or Password, contact us membership@sgsmn.org for assistance. We will add new issues as they are published and all members will continue to receive their printed copies in the mail.


Interesting Illustration

Sweden MapHere is an interesting illustration showing Sweden superimposed over a section of the US to give you some concept of how long the country is. Creator, Ron Swanson, is a member of SGSM. Thanks Ron!


April 24
Swedish Historic Maps and Property Records Available Online
At our quarterly virtual meeting, Bob Johnson will provide an introduction to the digitized historic map collections and property descriptions covering most farms and villages from the 1600s to the 1900s available at the Swedish National Archives (Riksarkivet) and the Swedish Land Registry (Lantmäteriet). We will look at the various types ...
June 19
The Minority Languages of Sweden
There are five official minority languages in Sweden:  Yiddish, Roma, Sami, Finnish, and Meänkeli.  These languages have existed in Sweden for over 100 years.  These minority populations receive funding from the Swedish government to preserve their language and cultural traditions and to thrive in modern day Sweden.  Please join ...
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