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30 Jul 2016

Finding Norwegian Ancestors in Ringebu

By |30 Jul 2016|Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Norwegian Genealogy|20 Comments

This is the Ringebu Stavkirke in Oppland, Norway, where my great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmother, Synnøve Eriksdatter Lunde, was buried on 9 May 1733. At least 48 76 of my ancestors (and more to find) were baptized, married, or buried from [...]

14 Nov 2015

Free Access to Swedish Records 2015

By |14 Nov 2015|Primary Sources, Swedish Genealogy|0 Comments

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 Online  site contains approximately 58 million color images of almost [...]

8 Nov 2014

Arkivdigital Swedish Records Free This Weekend

By |8 Nov 2014|Digital Collections, Primary Sources, Swedish Genealogy|0 Comments

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) [...]

16 Oct 2013


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Genealogy Research Services When is a professional genealogist right for you and your family? Do you lack the time necessary to build a family tree? Or have you encountered a stumbling block in your [...]

15 Oct 2013


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About Nancy Loe "Loe: Norwegian habitational name from any of several farms named Lo, from Old Norse Ló, of uncertain etymology" † †And I always cite my [...]

20 Oct 2011

Anna Larsdotter Hann’s Swedish Portrait

By |20 Oct 2011|Family Photos & Records, Larsson, Swedish Genealogy, Treasure Chest Thursday|1 Comment

Anna Larsdotter Hann's Swedish portrait is my Treasure Chest Thursday post. This carte-de-viste photograph of my great-grandmother is one of my prized possessions. I suspect this portrait was taken just before she departed on 7 [...]

12 Jun 2011

Researching Your Chicago Ancestors From Afar

By |12 Jun 2011|Chicago Genealogy, Genealogy, German Genealogy, Norwegian Genealogy, Prussian Genealogy, Scottish Genealogy, Swedish Genealogy|0 Comments

Researching Your Chicago Ancestors from Afar is today's post. I've presented at Jamboree and other conferences on Chicago research, so I decided to gather the links to the Chicago genealogy research resources I've compiled [...]

31 Mar 2011

One Lovely Blog Award

By |31 Mar 2011|Genealogy|6 Comments

Sassy Jane Genealogy has been awarded the One Lovely Blog Award by: Mary Jane at Mary Jane's Genes Michelle at The Turning of Generations Susan at Long Lost Relatives Cindy at Generations of Germans Jennifer at Family History Tips I [...]

5 Mar 2011

Chicago Genealogy Resources

By |5 Mar 2011|African American Genealogy, Chicago Genealogy, Digital Collections, German Genealogy, Immigration Records, Norwegian Genealogy, Prussian Genealogy, Scottish Genealogy, Swedish Genealogy|1 Comment

Chicago Genealogy Resources include links to digital collections and primary sources, organized by ethnicity, to find your Chicago ancestors and relatives. Chicago’s success as a vibrant city owes much to the incredible number of [...]

11 Jan 2011

Tuesday’s Tip: Dismantle Those Framed Photographs

By |11 Jan 2011|Family Photos & Records, Preservation|6 Comments

Tuesday's Tip: Dismantle Those Framed Photographs - today. Did you inherit framed family photographs? When framed photographs are donated to an institution, archivists always disassemble the frames and usually store the photographs unframed. Archivists [...]