"I am new here and researching scotiish ancestry. My family name is King: William Lewis King came to the US from Cowenbeath, Fife, Scotland. He was born 15 Jan 1855. There are rumors that we tie into the McGregor clan, but I don't know how. Any…"
"I am here in Los Angeles where we have a number of resources and quite a few Swedes. I joined the Nordic Genealogical Society a few years ago to get together an talk to others... very helpful. In Thousand Oaks in Ventura County on the CLU campus is…"
I am living in Central California with my husband and three small children. I have joined the Swedish geneolgy group here and have realized that there is a lot there from which I can learn. I have only a few hours each week to work on this,…"
"You all are so wonderful! I am overwhelmed by how willing everyone is to help. I did have record of Johan, but no death date. Do you have a source for your information? I am trying to document everything carefully. Is this a family you are…"
"It does not take much Swedish to do typical research. When you needd more help there are lots of wonderful people here. We should guess that you are in USA? FYI Annelie lives in Sweden.
One thing you should learn is about Swedish…"
"I can also tell you that there was a son, Johan Gustaf, born in Sventorp, Sweden on January 14 185.
But he unfortunately died March 21 1858 in Sventorp.
And as for a map...
If you use the following link to Google Maps You will find that…"
"Hans Högman's site is wonderful!
I looked at www.emiweb.se. It seems to be all in Sweedish. Unless there is an English translation, I have some language learning to do first. :) But there are some links here that have me interested…"
"Västergötland is the landskap, Skaraborg the län and Sventorp a parish.
You could read Hans Högman's explanations about how it works in sweden - Facts about Sweden.
The database I…"
"You are wonderful!! These names and dates match the ones I have. Thank you sooo much!!! Can you tell me the name of the data bases you used so I can reference them?
Just so I am sure I understand, Sventorp is the parish? What would…"
"My guess that your Svenstorp is Sventorp parish. This as it's a neighbour parish to Värsås parish. Both in Skövde district
There is no marriage or confirmation lists online. An emigrantlist are online at www.emiweb.se for…"
Don't give up hope too quickly. You have some good clues. You know that 2 of the three people come from Skaraborg. Skaraborg (county) and the Diocese of Skara covered largely the same area. And there are a…"
I live in California with my husband and three young children.
I have just started to collect family stories for my children of their ancestors who immigrated to the United States. Our swiss ancestors, Frederick Glauser came from Bern,…"