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14 Nov 2015

Free Access to Swedish Records This Weekend

By |14 Nov 2015|digital collections, genealogy, parish registers, Swedish Research|Comments Off on Free Access to Swedish Records This Weekend

Get free access to Swedish records 14-15 November 2015 at ArkivDigital.   Click here to get started searching 57 million pages of Swedish parish and household exam records. Specifically, ArchivDigital Sweden holds about 190,000 historical books, documents and records or 57 million digital color images of Swedish church records, estate inventories, court records, tax/census records and [...]

13 Sep 2015

Using ArchivDigital Sweden

By |13 Sep 2015|digital collections, genealogy, parish registers, primary sources, Swedish Research|Comments Off on Using ArchivDigital Sweden

Interested in using ArchivDigital Sweden to find Swedish ancestors? On Wednesday, I was fortunate to be in the audience for the Legacy webinar with Kathleen Meade entitled, "Research Your Swedish Ancestors in Living Color Using ArkivDigital Online." There were so many helpful tips for using ArchivDigital Sweden that after this webinar, a one-year subscription seemed well [...]

8 Nov 2014

Arkivdigital Swedish Records Free This Weekend

By |8 Nov 2014|church records, databases, death records, digital collections, genealogy, marriage records, parish registers, Swedish Research|Comments Off on Arkivdigital Swedish Records Free This Weekend

Arkivdigital Swedish Records Free This Weekend – apologies for the short notice, but those of us researching in Sweden should take advantage of this offer. ArkivDigital features online archives containing church books (parish records) from the 1600s to 1894 for all of Sweden (household examinations, moving in and out records, birth, marriage [...]

13 May 2014

German Card for Genealogy Research

By |13 May 2014|genealogy, German Research, German translation, parish registers, translations|3 Comments

The German Card is the best $5 I’ve ever spent, certainly in research terms. The SGGS German Card is a four-panel card, hinged and laminated, that folds up to the size of a credit card. Around the outside edges of the panels are Kurrentschrift or Alte Deutsche Schrift (“old German [...]