Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota
Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota
Researching Swedes and Swedish Immigration Worldwide

 
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Husförhörslängder: Swedish Household Examination Records:Framing the Solutions to Your Swedish Ancestry Puzzles,
by Robert W. Johnson and  Elizabeth Williams Gomoll
Household Examination Records are the foundation of your Swedish ancestral search. Each chapter is devoted to a specific column in the HH Examination Record, and the history and purpose of the column is explained. The authors examine the abbreviations, symbols, and other markings used by the priests in this record to make your research more complete.
 
From $29.95.  Paperback. 
 
 

 
A Practical Guide to Swedish Church Records, by Geoffrey Fröberg Morris
The reader of this book is taken from the very beginning of a person search, and goes through their birth, marriage, household examination, moving in and out and death record. Along the research way, the author gives us the history and reasons for each record. Photos of each of these records from differenct time periods and different counties gives a broad view and explanations of the old script and language used in the records.
 
From $29.95 in paperback
From $34.99 in hardcover
 
 

 
Explore Your Swedish Heritage, by Håkan Skogsjö
This book familiarizes the researcher with the online service, ArkivDigital, which has created a multitude of registers and indexes and offers online access to newly photographed color images of the Swedish historical records. 
 
From $35.00. Hardcover
 
 

 
The Children of Ash and Elm, by Neil Price
This book is the definitive history of the Vikings and their time.  The author, Neil Price, has been studying Viking culture for 35 years, and wanted, through this book, to present the story of the Vikings on their own terms, not through the distorted lens of others throughout history. 
 
From $19.99 on Kindle
From $25.91 in Hardcover
 
 
 

 
The Family Tree Scandinavian Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Ancestors in Denmark, Sweden and Norway, by David A. Fryxell
From Janet Carlson's review in Tidningen: "While covering all the basics of researching the records of all three countries, it also gives overviews of the histories of the countries, provides pointers on writing your own family history, and is full of links to websites that can expand your online research exponentially."
 
From $17.99 on Kindle
From $18.99 in paperback
 

 
Swede Hollow: A Novel, by Ola Larsmo
A riveting family saga immersed in the gritty, dark side of Swedish immigrant life in America in the early twentieth century.
 
From $14.55 on Kindle
From $16.95 in paperback
 
 
 
 

 
photo of Your Swedish Roots bookYour Swedish Roots, by Per Clemensson and  Kjell Andersson
An excellent book to get you started on your journey to discover your Swedish roots.
 
$25.00.  Price includes tax, postage and handling.
 
 
 
 
 
Please send your request via email to sgsm1983@gmail.com
 

 
DVD cover photoPretty Much 100% Scandinavian - DVD 
A great conversation starter, gift for Swedish relatives and friends or a great addition to your next family reunion - Pretty Much 100% Scandinavian, produced by Swedish film makers Stefan Quinth and William Beyer, journeys into the lives and celebrations of descendants of Swedish immigrants in the Midwest.  It explores the immigration experience of our ancestors and on through to us, the sons and daughters of those immigrants, and how they celebrate and live our being Swedish.
Available in English or Swedish versions.  The Swedish will only play on Swedish DVD players or in any computer.
$25.00.   Price includes tax, postage and handling.
Please send your request via email to sgsm1983@gmail.com