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Save the Date: SGSM 2021 Fall Virtual Conference
Saturday, October 16
Save the Date: SGSM 2021 Fall Virtual Conference  (Conference)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
With Geoffrey Fröberg Morris and Bob Johnson
 
The 2021 Fall Conference will again be held virtually.  Presenters will be Geoffrey Fröberg Morris and Bob Johnson, CG®.
 
Geoffrey Fröberg Morris's presentations:
 
Early Tax Records of Sweden Part 1, 1535-1577
Between 1535 and 1635 there are 12 different types of tax records. See if you can trace your ancestors back to the birth of modern Sweden. Learn about these very early tax records.
 
Early Tax Records of Sweden Part 2, 1599-1635
Early tax records from 1599 up to the mantals tax records
 
How to Use the Swedish National Archive Website, Riksarkivet
Riksarkivet has roots back to the 1200s.  It has a wide variety of records and documents created for many different purposes at all govenmental levels.  Learn how to access these databases and records.
 
Bob Johnson's presentation:  
 
Historical Weights, Measures, and Money of Sweden
Many of the typical genealogical documents used in Swedish research (probate records, marriage records, church account books, tax records, property records, and others) often include references to weight, measures, and money..  But how do we understand these often culturally laden words like lod, mark, ain, and dozens of others?  This presentation is intended to give you the basic knowledge to recognize the meaning of the most common weights, measures, and money terms.  We will also review a couple of handy tools for conversion from historic to modern units
 
 
The webinar will be LIVE and also recorded, so registrants will have access to recordings of the lectures for a period of time after the event.  Times listed are Central Daylight Time.
 
Registration and biographical details will be added to this space later, and members will be notified by email.