The ancestor I’ve most enjoyed researching, and the one I’d most like to meet is my great-great grandmother Gustafva Johansdotter.
This week’s theme is “Power.” Does that mean physical strength, political power, power in the family, electrical power? Think of an ancestor or relative who can be connected to the word “power”.
ArkivDigital announced yesterday that many of the church books that they photographed this past summer in the Midwest are now available through their subscription service.
I can’t walk away from the story of A.G. Brodd’s desertion from the Swedish army without a follow-up story about the great kindness this man showed to his kids and which they, in turn, showed to each other. Get your hankies ready.
I have written previously about the Brodd family coming to America and how my great-great-grandfather Anders Gustaf Brodd, abruptly quit the Swedish Army. I now have some new documentation that fills in some of the gaps on the timeline.