Your Swedish Roots: A Step by Step Handbook
Get a start on your Swedish family history with Your Swedish Roots, a step-by-step handbook to help guide you in researching your Swedish ancestors. First, learn general information about Sweden, Swedish naming practices, and the Swedish language. These basics will help you research names of ancestors and search through Swedish records with greater ease. Next, learn what Swedish records are available, where to find them, and how to use them. Swedish church records will be one of the most value to you, as they are very complete and well preserved. Finally, follow sample cases on particular Swedish families to learn helpful research steps for your own family history. As you learn about your Swedish ancestry, you will experience the rewarding feelings that come from seeking out and discovering your ancestors.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Old relatives 11 Home sources 13 Family Bible 13 Letters and postcards 13 Photographs
Early Swedish emigrants 20 A first wave of emigrants 20 Steamships cut travel time
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