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

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Recording and interpreting the Swedish presence in America. Based in Chicago, IL
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Discover your Swedish Heritage. Helps non-Swedish speaking people discover their Swedish heritage. They offer detailed family trees, life stories and help with translations of letters or documents from Swedish to English.
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This site gives people the knowledge and tools for Swedish genealogy research. Included in this site is the Swedish Historical Dictionary Database.
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Has color digital images of the original church records for some areas in Sweden. Subscription site. Collection is growing.
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The Mormon site for genealogical research
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This will take you directly to the Familysearch page about the Swedish Parish.
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A list of links for Swedish research.
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These English web pages are a good place to start a tour of Swedish genealogy. In these pages, you will find a lot of useful information about not only genealogy, but also Swedish history and language. Message board Anbytarforum - ancestor exchange forum is the Federation’s widely used message board. It has a section for discussions in English, but you can also post questions or information at the other pages. If you know the parish your ancestor came from or they had a family name apart from the son-names, then you can post your query at the actual parish or family name. You will surprisingly often get good answers on this message board. (there is a small fee associated with belonging to this message board now)
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This is an amazing free resource for getting assistance with your Swedish genealogy. Learn by reading others posts, get translation help, request lookups on CDs, SVAR or even Genline (remember though that all assistance is given by people in their spare time and out of the kindness of hearts) This link will take you to where you can sign up.
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Discover the facts and stories of our country.
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Looking for living relatives today? Use this website to find someone using their name and birth date.
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A pretty good online Swedish-English dictionary (but no substitute for owning a good one) Swedish Genealogy from an Ethnological Viewpoint
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A discussion forum for genealogy where you can get help from other researchers.
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Maps of Sweden's parish boundaries circa 1992 (from Statistika Centralbyran)
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Historical database of Swedish soldiers.
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Search and/or contribute family research to connect with others researching the same families.
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A blog maintained by Lennart Elg chronicling the research of his Swedish ancestry. Many posts my be of interest to others researching their Swedish roots as they include other links, articles and informative uses of Swedish records and how to read and interpret them.
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A personal website that contains some nice articles and information regarding Swedish history and culture.
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Birth records from 1900 to 1934 index of MN births. Can view for free at the History Center in St. Paul. Printed copies are $9 each. The Death Cert Index covers 1908 to 2001.
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Marriage records can be searched by county. Note - not all counties have participated.
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Enables you to explore the journey of millions from Denmark, Norway, Sweden & Finland, who migrated to America from 1870- 1960 in the hopes of creating a better life for themselves and their families.
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Watch any of the 32 informative talks recorded at RootsTech 2015
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Find information about original records in public archives. Subscriptions for access to databases with scanned images and indexes. Buy records on microfiche.
[Located in Category: Sweden]
Illinois - A national archives and research institute providing resources for the study of Swedish immigration to North America, the communities the immigrants established, and the role the immigrants and their descendants have played in American life.
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You can search several databases for Swedish related records and holdings.
[Located in Category: Minnesota]
Another example of a personal family history webpage. This particular page looks at finding Swedish ancestors and has an interesting side by side comparison of images from Genline and ArkivDigital. A fun site to explore or use for ideas for your own webpages.
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Software to help you organize your family folders on your computer and the files in them.
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