In our first chapter, we looked at Jöns Mårtensson’s birth and baptism record in Östra Vemmenhög parish, Malmöhus County, Sweden. In this chapter, we examine Jöns’ father’s ancestry in order to build out the paternal side of John’s family tree.
Jöns Mårtensson birth and christening
John Martinson's given name in Sweden was Jöns Mårtensson. (Throughout the John Martinson Project, I will refer to him as Jöns Mårtensson during … more...
John Martinson Project: Introduction
John Martinson is my great-great-grandfather. He was born in 1833 in Kristianstad, Sweden and died in 1901 in Saunders County, Nebraska. By all … more...
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Genealogy companion site
There is a companion site my Family History blog. It’s the “Genealogy” site that’s listed on the menu. This is a stand-alone website that contains my complete family tree. It includes maps, downloadable source documents, photos and more. You can also download gedcom files, pdf printouts, and family listings. Information about living persons is shielded from public view, but I do grant password access to family members who want to see the full version of the site.
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