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Re: Some Swedish Information
Posted by: Judy Baouab (ID *****7724) Date: June 12, 2009 at 14:46:30
In Reply to: Re: Some Swedish Information by Jeanne Rollberg of 65474

Most of us can get a huge amount of information out of the Swedish records without being fluent in Swedish. Once we learn a handful or two of Swedish genealogy words, we have no real problems. (born, baptised, married, died, buried, moved in, moved out, son (same as in English), dotter (daughter), wife (hustru), etc.) Well, handwriting can be a big problem, but truly, there are guidebooks and genealogical dictionaries for Swedish research, and the Swedes on the Sweden forum are wonderful about helping us.

Did I provide a link about the naming customs? Do you need one?

Judy


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