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Researching Scandinavian ancestors

November 16 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

$25 – $40

Do you have family who came from northern European countries? Researching any of your European ancestors can be challenging if you do not speak the language but perhaps even more so in the Scandinavian/Nordic countries of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland where there is only a small number of given names and surnames. This presentation will provide guidance for focusing on your ancestor and eliminating other possible family lines as well as a discussion on the major events which affected families and the major records used in online research. Recent record digitization for Denmark, Norway and Sweden puts images of the church records at your finger tips.

Presenter: Steinar Johansen


Once you have selected your ticket type(s) and the number of tickets, you will be required to enter the names of the event attendee(s) and their email address. The email address may be used by event presenters to send out information prior to the course.


November 16
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
$25 – $40
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Genealogical Society of QLD
25 Stackpole Street
Wishart, QLD 4122 Australia
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