LCGS Speaker & Topic | Meeting Date: Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015
"Researching Your Ancestors
Who Came From Sweden"
Guest speaker, Jim Johnson, Director of the Heritage Quest Research Library in Sumner, will discuss, "Researching Your Ancestors Who Came from Sweden” including:
• Swedish resources available online
• Swedish patronymics (naming patterns)
• What is a flyttningsbetyg - and why do I care?
• Finding and using Swedish church records
• Why did my ancestor leave Sweden?
• Getting translation help
• And other useful helps for finding your ancestors.
He’ll have his "Books-on-the-Road" with many useful genealogical books and supplies, including the Flip-Pal scanner.
Meeting is at 7 pm with doors open at 6:45 pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2190 Jackson Hwy, Chehalis, WA 98532