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June 2022 Webinar

Swedish-American Church Books - Great Genealogical Resource!

  • Presenter: Kathy MeadeKathy Meade
  • Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
  • Time: 7:00 PM Central
  • Webinar Description: Many Swedish emigrants to North American joined a Swedish-American Church. While most of these churches were Lutheran, there were also Baptists, Methodists, Swedish Covenant and other denominations. Many of these churches kept detailed records similar to the church records within Sweden. These records can help one identify where in Sweden one's Swedish ancestor emigrated from as well as trace moves within North America.They can also serve as a substitute for the missing 1890 U.S. Census.The presentation will highlight the history of the Swedish American churches, the types of records kept and where you can find these records both online and offline. We will review some of these records so that one can the great detail recorded in some of these record as well as a short case study.
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