This week’s theme is “Multiples.” Any twins in the family? What about triplets? Or maybe you have an ancestor with multiple marriages or multiple jobs?
About 120 miles west of McCook, by way of Highway 6, lies the small town of Haxtun, Colorado. It’s out on the lonely high plains with endless fields of dryland wheat, some farmed to this day by descendants of Swedish homesteader settlers.
Week 3’s theme is “Namesake.” Are you named for one of your ancestors? Do you have an ancestor who was named for someone else (either in the family or a well-known person)?
There’s a Swedish website with old newspapers now digitized. Found this article…can’t wait to see if I can find some more!
I actually started this one two weeks ago but got sidetracked with work stuff. Here are two group photos from Grandma Rudeen’s photo album, and dad helped me identify nearly everyone!