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October 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT$10
Genealogy Session ONLINE
October 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The sessions have now moved online and registrations are required in order to receive a Zoom code.
Finding my ne’er-do-well, scoundrel Swedish great-grandfather by Greg Paris
My great-grandfather emigrated from Sweden to central Pennsylvania in the late 1800s, sired my grandmother, then disappeared — abandoning a young mother with an infant-in-arms, and leaving behind a puzzle. Who was he? Where did he go? Where did he come from? Why was he such a jerk? A century-old family puzzle and brick wall, finally laid to rest — with the help of some DNA and ArkivDigital. A part of the larger story of one family’s journey: the diaspora from Älvsborg to the wilds of Pennsylvania.
Cost is free for the Swedish American Museum’s Genealogical Society members; non-member cost is $10. Reservations required and can be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 773.728.8111 for members. Non-members can use the PayPal button below.