"The longer I look at the handwriting the clearer it gets, but still stumped in places ...
The words after Elin and August's names in the first file don't mean anything to me yet. Have just learned that dräng is a farm…"
"To my astonishment, I've just located Elin's marriage in parish records, which provides a birthdate and patronymic for her husband, and found the births of two previously unknown children who did not survive to emigrate. It would also…"
"Thank you for your response, Lynn. Yes, that must be my great-grandmother! Her father was called Lars Gustaf and her mother was Inga Maria Holmgren ... we have a photograph of Inga that Elin brought in her trunk. I know the names of Elin's…"
"An Elin Helmina Cecilia show in the Hjo Lands. birth book Image 84 / page 159 on ArkivDigital.
father Arb. L. G. Holmin and his wife Inga Mar. Holmgren
A strategy would be to follow the girl…"
"Hi Emily, Yes this is a good place to post your family inquiry with an H-name.
I have tried to find your Elin in FamilySearch but was unable. Do you have a personID number for her? There were two names that came up for me in…"
My father's grandmother was Elin Helmina Cecilia Holmin, born June 21, 1859 in [familysearch.org records:Rackkekarrs, Hjo Landsfors, Skaraborg] alternatively, in my great-aunt's memory: Kungsbaka or Vanersborg. She was one of…"
"Holquist, Gustav Adolf, or (Hultqvist, Gustav Adolf)
Born 08 March, 1863 in Högsby, Kalmar län
Emigrated to the United States in mid-1880s.
Died in Omaha, NE in 1925.
His brother, Frank F. Nelson, also emigrated to the United States…"
"Gustav Adolf Holquist (Hultqvist) (b. 1863)
Was he born in Högsby parish in Kalmar county?
Comments: Do you have birth dates and places for brothers as well?
Frank F. Nelson possibly Americanized his name.
"HEDQVIST HEDKVIST etc
Lori Butler--Just thought I would see how common your surname was today. Searching the Sweden telephone book eniro.se I got the following>>
34 hits with Hedqvist
8 hits with Hedkvist
Some of these hits…"
"Pihlstrom Per or (Pihlström Per) or (Persson Per).
Born 29 Apr 1840 in Hara, Ekshärard, Värmland, Sweden.
Family is noted in Ekshärad church records at AI:27, page 344; AI:29, page 112; AI:31, page 125, etc.
The family emigrated…"
"Johansson, Anders Gustaf
Born 26 Feb 1844 in Kvinnestad, Sweden
Immigrated to USA in 1869 to Carver Country, Minnesota
Looking for specific information where he immigrated to in Minnesota. Believe his sister (my gg grandmother) immigrated in…"
"William Robert Johnson 1907-02-04 +1972-04-019 Brattleboro, Vermont.
Two brothers left Sweden. Settled in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Samuel Ludvig Johansson (Sam Johnson) 1870-05-14 - 1939-03-05 I have contact…"