Eva Ekeblad

Eva Ekeblad

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Eva Ekeblad
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If I don't answer, it MAY be my Internet connection that is down (my computer will need a replacement soon).

I do not do pre-1500 and I'm not too keen on nobility and notables either.
On the other hand I'm passionate about Swedish church records and love using them for research on my own kinship network as well as the kin of others.

I have been doing genealogy since the end of 2011, when I had been retired for about six months. It'll take me a long time to get all that I have gathered since then into the WikiTree - particularly since I'm prone to get distracted from my own stuff by other people's riddles.

Currently working on:

  • I have previously filled in my own direct ancestors in Västergötland (quick-and-dirty from my notes). I spent the whole of 2015 researching Västergötland. Now, in 2018 I am returning to do things properly.
  • After working diligently on the above, but still not having transferred all of my research to WikiTree, I had the idea of revisiting the branch tips of my tree, to check the balance, so to speak. So this is my current work-in-progress, as concerns my own kin.
  • Error 912, Swedish patronym SSON for female - before circa 1850 daughters of the common folk were -dotter of their fathers. I would like WikiTree to be correct in this naming pattern. We started working on this in Sept 2016. Still keeping an eye on it. Also working on the Suggestion List for Sweden in general.

Where my ancestors came from

The ancestors of my paternal grandfather back to the 1600s all came from a quite limited area in Västergötland, centered in the southern part of Viste hundred. They were self-owned farmers, or farmers on contract to a manor. I haven't entered much of that here yet (although I spent my research time in 2015 almost exclusively on this kinship network). My great grandfather Johannes was the one to leave the area to become a school teacher not far from Gothenburg. He brought his young wife Anna from the home village and adopted the family name Ekeblad, thereby leaving the patronymic system in the 1880s. Anna was one of The Last Dotters.

I'm not very interested in the genealogy of the expired noble Ekeblad lines - we are not related, and Eva Ekeblad isn't me. It MAY have been a cheeky gesture from my great grand and his brothers when they picked the name. But they were also not the only ones. I once did a little study of this, and there are about ten different Ekeblad families, who picked the name between 1840 and 1890.

The ancestors of my maternal grandparents came from the iron making districts in Bergslagen or from the farming country around lakes Mälaren and Hjälmaren. Since my mother was born in Arboga, that's where they all gravitated - mostly by marrying from parish to parish, going south or west by the generation. I just love Bergslagen, particularly Skinnskatteberg parish where I have shared ancestry with several WikiTreers - and the church records go far back.

Among the iron makers there were some immigrants from Germany or Wallonie back in the 16- and 1700s. There were also some internal migrants - supernumerous and enterprising sons and daughters from down in Västergötland moving north to the iron frontier in the 1600s. The surname of my morfar and the maiden name of my mormor were both "frozen" patronymics - Persson and Pettersson. I have gathered the freeze points in my family tree on a free-space page: Space:Freeze_points_in_Evas_tree

The ancestors of my paternal grandmother are the most mixed bunch. Her mother was descended from crofters in Uppland. It was the grandparents of my farmor who left the crofter's life for Stockholm, where Per Olsson adopted the surname Lindgren circa 1859 and became a customs officer. In the service he was sent north to the coast of Hälsingland with his family, and spent the 1870s there, before returning to Stockholm - leaving my great grandmother Augusta, who had found a husband up north. Gustav Lindström. The father of Gustav, in his turn, was born in Rättvik, but had migrated with his father and siblings to Hälsingland in 1836. They were charcoal makers, who became sawmill workers when the market and industry changed. Håman Olof Olsson and his brothers left the patronymic system and the farm naming system of Dalarna in the 1840s and adopted the surname Lindström. Olof Lindström had all his ancestors in Rättvik - and this is a part of my tree which I have worked on entering here. The wife of Olof Lindström was Apollonia Nilsdotter Brodin with a fascinating ancestry consisting of smiths and charcoal makers in southern Hälsingland. This branch was my experiment with a GEDCOM import and may still suffer from the effects.


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On 24 Apr 2019 at 23:33 GMT Jim Miller wrote:

Eva is well versed in researching Swedish genealogy and has added much valuable information to my Swedish Tree for which I am extremely grateful especially since I can only relate to the Swedish language by what little German I can recall from high school almost 50 years ago. Thanks again Eva!

On 10 Apr 2019 at 16:28 GMT Tracie MacPherson wrote:


You are right on the birth of mother/daughter, not sure what happened there but II will check my papers again and update shortly.

On 14 Mar 2019 at 23:32 GMT Hjordis Sjöstedt wrote:

Thank you Eva for all your help with Nils Persson 1801-1828, I hope I got it fixed right. I really appreciate the work you did to sort that out. Thank you / Hjördis Smith

On 2 Mar 2019 at 07:55 GMT Anonymous Davis wrote:

Eva, Anna Stina Pontusdotter's father is marked as uncertain because DNA does not support the family tree that I assembled based on Swedish records. Jan Andersson's parentage has been proven thru DNA, but hers has not. Pontus Magnusson is her father on paper, but this is not confirmed thru DNA.

On 28 Feb 2019 at 03:49 GMT Rob Neff wrote:

Hey, thanks for your work, my new 9th cousin! I really appreciate you taking the time for that.

On 26 Feb 2019 at 10:51 GMT Rob Neff wrote:

Eva, interesting bio, and you seem like a person that might be able to help when I get back to working on my Swedish side. I'm descended from Jonas Lidstrom, who was apparently on the other side of Vänern lake from you. It would be interesting if there was a Lindström-Lidstrom connection, but there probably is not.

On 29 Dec 2018 at 08:35 GMT Karen Neuvirth wrote:

Thank you for your help on NOW Svensson-3621 :) Also thank you for editing the bio for him, even though I don't understand it i'm sure it's great information. I guess I better start learning my native language at some point....

On 17 Nov 2018 at 14:14 GMT Richard Lindblom wrote:

Hi Cousin Eva:

It's always nice to discover a new cousin! Thanks for all your help. Regards Richard Lindblom

On 14 Nov 2018 at 13:53 GMT Marlena (Koehler) Lidell wrote:

Thank you for updating the information that you did for my Tree. I uploaded what I had information wise from what I had found through sources. Not All sources are always going to be correct. And a second set of eyes is always good :)

On 1 Nov 2018 at 17:02 GMT Barbara (Wyatt) Cooper wrote:

Thank You for allowing me to participate in the Norway Project. I look forward to learning and helping others.

On 1 Nov 2018 at 03:42 GMT Karen (Mauger) Gunn wrote:

Hello Eva, Thank you for fixing the suggestion I received about Cissa/Sissa Gillström. I still have a lot to learn. Karen

On 29 Oct 2018 at 01:18 GMT Debi (McGee) Hoag wrote:

Eva, would you or one of the other Sweden Project members have a moment to welcome Roger Åsander in Swedish. He has been a member of WikiTree for a couple of weeks. Thanks, Debi

On 3 Oct 2018 at 13:17 GMT Debi (McGee) Hoag wrote:

Eve, would you or one of the other Sweden Project members be willing to welcome Erik Anders Ståleker in Swedish. He has been a member of WikiTree for a couple of weeks. Thanks, Debi

On 29 Sep 2018 at 15:39 GMT Tamara Flora wrote:

Hi- I have 3 double names. 2 are women. I want to completely correct them. Should I delete my originals and keep the -xxx as an aka? ty

ps- did you have the outages you were expecting? :)

On 12 Sep 2018 at 13:37 GMT Jan (Frank) Heide wrote:

It looks ok to delete the external files for Erik Harry Frank. Thanks!

On 4 Sep 2018 at 15:34 GMT Ben Griffith wrote:

Thank you for the comment on Jan Ersson Hedblad's page. I've corrected the spelling and changed Hedblad to his current last name. I did not know about Swedish soldier names until now but a search led me to your page about them. I have a few more ancestors with name changes I couldn't explain and now I'll take a closer look at those, too. Thanks!

On 15 Aug 2018 at 19:10 GMT Abby (Brown) Glann wrote:

Thank you for all the transclusion fixes! I hadn't even looked at the raw edits Magnus had made to those profiles. You're a rock star :-)

On 12 Aug 2018 at 11:44 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Thanks for updating the Name Field Guidelines page!

Cheers, Liz

On 8 Aug 2018 at 06:22 GMT Shaun Doust wrote:

Hi Eva, once again I just want to say thank you so much for all your help with Gustaf Lundin and the family, It is most appreciated!

I see you are always busy with it. You are an absolute Star!

On 1 Aug 2018 at 11:46 GMT Natalie (Durbin) Trott wrote:

Hi Eva,

Please have a look at the revamped Categorization Project page, specifically about the new team approach. Members will be now be part of the Maintenance Team. Project Liaisons and leaders will be involved in the Vision and Collaboration team. I'm assuming you will be staying with us as part of our Collaboration team! Thanks, Natalie

On 22 Jul 2018 at 02:37 GMT Nicholas Hager wrote:

Hi Eva, I just discovered your tree here on WikiTree and I am so excited. I was reading my grandfather Carl E. Hager's diary from 1932 (from a trip to Gothenberg), and he writes lovingly of his cousin Holger. I understand from my father they were very close. My great-grandfather Alfred was Anna Bjorkstrom's (Holger's mom) brother. I am just beginning to get interested in genealogy, and I want to thank you for compiling this incredible history. You have so much information on Johan Hager's genealogy, and I can't wait to start reading it. I will definitely keep a close eye on your page. Thank you again! –Nichlolas ("Cole") Hager

On 11 Jul 2018 at 14:52 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

I see from my family activity feed that you've been going to town on my husband's Swedish ancestors. THANK YOU. I'm going to alert a distant cousin who shares this ancestry; maybe it will get him interested in WikiTree. Thanks again. This is marvelous.

On 27 May 2018 at 10:01 GMT g. Du Rietz wrote:

Tack för tips.

On 26 May 2018 at 22:35 GMT David Johnson wrote:

Thanks for the note about Carl Olsson. He is my third-great-grandfather.

On 22 May 2018 at 21:30 GMT Joan (Hanson) Landreth wrote:

Hi Eva,

I am going to check on Cecilia Knutsdotter's information with my distant cousin in Sweden. He will do his best to help.

On 21 May 2018 at 17:28 GMT Maria Lundholm wrote:

Angående Ida Crescentia med det coola namnet så föddes ju hon i Gökhem, men jag skulle tro att de inte registrerades i dopboken pga att familjen var katoliker.

On 19 May 2018 at 16:54 GMT Robert Olson wrote:


Thank you. Yes I need to add more information to my references. I have the info for several to add to profiles. Bob O.

On 12 May 2018 at 06:51 GMT Sue Pragnell wrote:

Thanks so much Eva. Altho' it had corrected since I received my 1st answer, I think you've given me the clue! - edit! Appreciated, as I know I want to add more photos to other profiles, and, like you, didn't like the thumbnails popping up in profile manager.

On 10 May 2018 at 07:23 GMT Rae (Redford) Santema wrote:

Hello Eva! I think you might want to categorize this profile and add it to the project /Olafsdottir-39.

On 16 Apr 2018 at 10:09 GMT Karen (Rollet) Lorenz wrote:

Thank you, Eva, for adding the SVAR record to Peter Carlson. I'm trying to update my ancestors with the free records and just hadn't caught that one yet.

On 12 Apr 2018 at 19:37 GMT Meg McGowan wrote:

Thanks again, Eva. Found the first of the four children in the Dimbo Church records. Three to go. Mahalo, Meg

On 11 Apr 2018 at 16:32 GMT Sandra (McVay) Malone wrote:

Thank you, Eva, for your input to the profile of Svenning Hanson. He is my great great grandfather.

Regards, Sandra

On 4 Apr 2018 at 22:23 GMT Eric Hoffman wrote:

I deleted my comment on that page--only did it because someone else had, but you're right ;)

On 28 Mar 2018 at 17:28 GMT Jeanne Gunderson wrote:

Thank you Eva, You are right. I get my Swedish ancestors from Linderås mixed up with my Norwegian side!

On 24 Mar 2018 at 05:16 GMT Julie (Fiscus) Ricketts wrote:


Will you come join us on the Spic-n-Span Scandinavians Clean-a-Thon team this year??? We would be so honored to have your expertise. :-)

For your convenience, here's the G2G thread for signing up: https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/581587


On 12 Mar 2018 at 14:58 GMT Michael Remler wrote:

Eva, you are glorious! There are not words to express our appreciation.

On 6 Mar 2018 at 01:43 GMT Michael Schell wrote:

Thanks so much for adding sources about my Swedish ancestors. I've added additional complementary info from American records compiled by my grandmother.

On 5 Mar 2018 at 20:28 GMT Michael Remler wrote:

Thank you so much for your help.

On 18 Feb 2018 at 23:41 GMT Clifford Danielson wrote:

Thanks for your research on Nels Bromberg-124. You're correct about him marrying in Sweden. I have family records confirming what you say, but with more detail. I'll try to post, but it's not in text form (scanned) at present. Cliff Danielson-364

On 16 Feb 2018 at 17:57 GMT Kathy Benson wrote:

Thank you very much for posting sources and improving the profile of Petter Nilsson

On 9 Feb 2018 at 14:34 GMT Mary Ellen Nicholson wrote:

Thank you so much for the info on my grandmother Anna Carlsson

On 4 Feb 2018 at 21:01 GMT Isabelle Rassinot wrote:

Thanks for your comment re; my great-grandmother Andrea. It is odd that since I know her essentially by my mum's very fond memories of her - Mum was her lodger for several years and was very happy with her, so that I don't think of her life as sad, though of course it was.

On 30 Jan 2018 at 16:35 GMT Heather Husted wrote:

Hey Eva! Thanks for the comment on Larsson-2705. I responded on his profile.

On 29 Jan 2018 at 19:52 GMT Bjorn (Flink) Giulianetti wrote:

Dear Eva, appreciate your information about Egisto Giulianetti, my great-grandfather. Thanks.

Best regards, Bjorn Giulianetti

On 24 Jan 2018 at 15:34 GMT Keith Cook wrote:

Thank you Eva for suggesting I change my tag from Swedish to Sweden

On 23 Jan 2018 at 22:36 GMT Susie MacLeod wrote:

Hi there,

Just a friendly reminder that voting for the WikiTreer Awards 2018 is open. If you haven’t already voted, click here to vote now. Voting closes at 11:59PM GMT on Sunday, 28th January. The exciting awards show will be live cast on Saturday, February 10th, 8PM GMT. Hope you can join us as we celebrate all the incredible contributions made this year.

Susie :-)

On 16 Jan 2018 at 17:30 GMT Robert Hvitfeldt wrote:

Thanks for working on Måns Hierta: “Måns is the 7th great grandfather of Robert”

On 14 Jan 2018 at 13:34 GMT Britt-Marie Sohlström wrote:

Now I have added country to all my posts (I hope). Thanks for observing my mistake

On 12 Jan 2018 at 23:15 GMT Dina Grozev wrote:

Thank you for the notice about the (Sweden) Project boxes. I will amend my profiles as I go, hopefully they will be done over the weekend.

On 12 Jan 2018 at 19:51 GMT Steven Tibbetts wrote:

Thank you very much for the work you did on Amanda (Djerf) Benson formerly Amanda (unknown) Benson

On 29 Dec 2017 at 14:38 GMT Dan Carlson wrote:

Eva, thank you so much for all of your updates to the Lars Erickson family and ancestors and your insights on motivations for immigration. All very interesting and helpful. I very much appreciate all of your work!

On 13 Dec 2017 at 13:56 GMT Per-Olav Hildebrand wrote:

First-class WikiTreer!

Dedicated, open-minded, always helpful in manner; Meticulous, highly reliable in research. Thanks for all help during 2017!

On 7 Dec 2017 at 01:51 GMT Anonymous Davis wrote:

One big problem with LDS records is that their transcribers often give women the male patronymic rather than the usual female surname. My family started to sporadically adopt the male patronymic for everyone in the early 1800s. It is sometimes difficult to determine which is correct because different records give different surnames. My grgrgrandfather's name appears 5 or 6 different ways. His first name was often different as well. Does Wikitree have formal guidelines for this?

On 4 Dec 2017 at 17:27 GMT Beverly Levine wrote:

New to wikitree - What am I posting wrong and how should I post SWEDEN tag? Thought I was following recommended style.

On 18 Oct 2017 at 05:18 GMT Philip van der Walt wrote:

A huge thanks for confirming the LNAB on Zeederberg-10!

On 8 Oct 2017 at 19:48 GMT Gerry Hagberg wrote:

re: Degerfors. In the 1750's 1760's, Degerfors only occupied 2 or 3 pages in the Karlskoga HFL. I added more categories. Best wishes on your "mission".

On 27 Sep 2017 at 14:17 GMT Keith Hathaway wrote:

Congratulations :)

On 26 Sep 2017 at 23:29 GMT Alison Andrus wrote:

Congratulations on becoming a leader, Eva! Very well deserved. ;-)

On 22 Sep 2017 at 16:02 GMT Carol Rancourt wrote:

Thank you for the beautiful bio on

Inga Lisa (Nelson) Andersdotter (Andersdotter-4891).

On 7 Sep 2017 at 11:57 GMT Per Cederberg wrote:

Thanks for your findings. I realize that even if I check my matches, a lot of other stuff will go with it. Wikitree seems to be a great way to find the mistakes.

I try to go over all of the findings as soon as I can.

On 30 Aug 2017 at 16:27 GMT Eowyn Langholf wrote:

wonderful wikitreer
Eva Ekeblad is a Wonderful WikiTreer.

On 27 Aug 2017 at 10:03 GMT C (Sälgö) S wrote:

hm but he was using the poor relief..... and the poor relief took the money... how do we formulate it in Oxford English ;-)

On 22 Aug 2017 at 17:02 GMT Jim Angelo Jr wrote:

Thanks for your note on LNAB for New Sweden women. I have posted comments for the PM's involved, hopefully explaining the situation, and requesting the changes.

On 1 Aug 2017 at 00:57 GMT Abby (Brown) Glann wrote:

Welcome to the Categorization Project! Be sure to check out the Categorization project page to see some of what we do, our To-Do lists which have category discussions and tasks, and some basic usage guidelines. Please add the categorization tag to your G2G feed where we have a lot of community discussion. We also use a Google discussion email list; make sure to request to join it by clicking here. Thanks for joining us!

On 26 Jul 2017 at 14:32 GMT Russell Philip wrote:

Great information Eva. Thanks!

On 24 Jul 2017 at 00:32 GMT Eowyn Langholf wrote:

wonderful wikitreer
Eva Ekeblad is a Wonderful WikiTreer.

On 20 Jul 2017 at 04:47 GMT Carla (Larson) Larson-Tucke wrote:

Eva, thank you for fixing the information on my great-grandfather and his father and mother. I have been trying forever to figure out exactly the information. The only thing I had to go on was a very poorly written name for Stina where only the K was certain. And Great-grandpa only ever used Gustav, never Lars. And I was never sure which Gustav Larson (there are a lot) was the right one for immigration. Thank you very much. Please feel free to add any other information you find. Augusta was born in Sweden. Her father emigrated to America and she and her mother followed. She ran away from her father's house after she arrived to avoid marrying an older man and ended up in Butte. Maybe to be with her brothers (family story). I would love to know more about them.

On 15 Jul 2017 at 01:40 GMT Steve (McCabe) Schmidt wrote:

Hi Eva,

Congratulations on becoming a wikitree super star keep up the great work we appreciate your diligence to wikitree.

Best regards Steven Schmidt

On 29 Jun 2017 at 15:38 GMT C (Sälgö) S wrote:

Nu har du chans att göra en Amerikan med Rättviks anor glad/förvirrad :- Siljenberg-2

On 19 May 2017 at 07:22 GMT Maggie Andersson wrote:

Hej kusin :-)

Vi är tydligen släkt på fler håll: 9 common ancestors were found between Maggie and Eva within 15 generations. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Göstasdotter-2 är "ninth great grandmother" till oss båda två. Edit: Fast hennes syster Ingeborg är också "ninth great grandmother" till oss, kan det stämma?

On 9 May 2017 at 14:21 GMT C (Sälgö) S wrote:

For you Category:Bergslagen_Research_Assistance

whats next? Research Assistance

On 9 May 2017 at 11:03 GMT C (Sälgö) S wrote:

Maybe add Category:Kronoberg_Research_Assistance to your profile ;-)

On 9 May 2017 at 10:59 GMT Maggie Andersson wrote:

Thanks for the work you've done the last week on the profiles I manage from Skinnskatteberg. Are they shared ancestry or are you just cleaning up?

On 28 Apr 2017 at 08:13 GMT Eva Ekeblad wrote:

I immediately answered the previous comment with a private message, much too long for one comment box. I do love lecturing ;-)

On 21 Apr 2017 at 13:41 GMT DK Clews wrote:

Hello! I want to thank you for your help correcting the surnames of my sister-in-law's Swedish ancestors. I was wondering about their married names. Do the women keep their original surnames or do they take their husband's names?

Thanks again for your advice!

On 20 Apr 2017 at 05:04 GMT Erik Granstrom wrote:

Hej Eva, Thanks again for your generous genealogy research into my great grandparents lives back in 1800s Northern Sweden! PEACE!

On 25 Mar 2017 at 19:54 GMT Erik Granstrom wrote:

Hello Eva, Thank you so much for finding the information for my great great grandfather from Sweden, Jonas Gustaf Granstrom! Granstrom-24


On 20 Mar 2017 at 19:04 GMT Henrik (Sundqvist) Ledin wrote:

Thanks Eva, Gabrielsdotter-99 is now merged and corrected.

On 4 Mar 2017 at 11:37 GMT Steve Carlson wrote:

Eva, thank you for finding my grandfather's family. Your posts have been very educational. I have much to learn about naming conventions and place names, too. You have been a great help.

On 18 Feb 2017 at 15:24 GMT Gordon Lokken wrote:

Thank you so much for the information; you are a great help.

On 6 Feb 2017 at 16:21 GMT Eva Ekeblad wrote:

No thank you, Karen. I help out when I can, but I don't want to advertise.

On 6 Feb 2017 at 16:18 GMT Karen (Lowe) Tobo wrote:

Eva, thanks for adding to the discussion on Frederik II and the elusive Maria.

Do you speak Swedish or other languages besides English? Would you be willing to check out the Languages Template and add your languages to your profile? It's great to see who can help in various languages.

- Karen

On 14 Dec 2016 at 17:47 GMT Jeanne Gunderson wrote:

Thank you Eva. You are right about my great-grandmother. I made a mistake and listed my grandmother's birthplace in Sweden instead of Maren's birthplace in Norway.

On 24 Nov 2016 at 15:10 GMT Jan Olof Waltersson wrote:

Eva - You have mail. Made exciting discovery just now by finding the Anders Jäderfeldt's profile. Anders is my direct paternal ancestor, and his origin has haunted me for numerous years! Can this be it...?

On 18 Nov 2016 at 14:39 GMT Ellen Smith wrote:

Eva, have you requested pre-1500 certification? It looks to me like you could be a big help in dealing with pre-1500 profiles.

On 10 Nov 2016 at 18:31 GMT Jana (Iverson) Last wrote:

I'm not sure what happened to your trusted list requests. Please resend them and I'll add you. Thanks!

On 7 Nov 2016 at 21:36 GMT Maggie Andersson wrote:

Checked my old notes and research material sent to me from others but didn't find any specific birthdate for Larsdotter-1742 unfortunately. Will make you my partner profile manager for the ancestors of Sara and Anna.

On 7 Nov 2016 at 19:13 GMT Maggie Andersson wrote:

Thanks för editing Larsdotter-1742, her father is my mf fm ff fm fm mf. I descend from her sister Anna.

Put you on the trusted list for her and her siblings and ancestors (if I did it correctly, which I hope I did).

On 26 Oct 2016 at 17:53 GMT Antonia (Anonymous) Reuvers wrote:

I replied to your comment on Larsdotter-1856.. either way is good with me, as it is not one of my relatives.

On 17 Oct 2016 at 13:18 GMT Elizabeth Winter wrote:

Thanks for locating Dorothy Knudsen's birth record. Now I can let that profile rest!

On 15 Oct 2016 at 10:35 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

Thanks again for getting distracted by my riddle.

On 12 Oct 2016 at 16:33 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

You're my new best friend. Thank you!

On 26 Sep 2016 at 10:06 GMT C (Sälgö) S wrote:

Eva with your better english than mine maybe explain how easy it was to change name in the old days for Swedish Americans on the space page

Intresting stories on http://riksarkivet.se/Sve/Arkivhistorier/dokbilder/2003/surnames.pdf

On 24 Sep 2016 at 13:24 GMT David Robinson wrote:

Do you know when patronymics gave way to standardized family names in Sweden? For example, my mother in law's family name is Knutsson (she is a Swedish national).

On 23 Sep 2016 at 20:22 GMT Ramona (Larson) Pekarek wrote:

Thank you for your help with the profile for Johan Persson. Could you please edit the profile for Per Jansson because I am not sure if I understood the details. Again, thank you for your oversight!

On 18 Sep 2016 at 17:19 GMT Dana (Schuffman) Johnson wrote:

Many thanks, again, Eva. Clearly you are adept at finding and interpreting Swedish records. Your help with Stephan Johansson and Eugenia Hjort is MUCH appreciated!

On 18 Aug 2016 at 15:47 GMT Susan (Goldmark) Laursen wrote:

Thank you very much for you kind help and Explain so i could work it out.

I am most greatfull Best wishes susan

On 17 Aug 2016 at 05:28 GMT Rae (Redford) Santema wrote:

Actually, that is his Grandfather Abner Grover who went missing, his namesake.

On 16 Aug 2016 at 18:14 GMT Rae (Redford) Santema wrote:

Really neat! Through marriage when they arrived in the US....some of them came up to Canada. I think it would be good to maybe add the story on the message part of the page or the 'memories' section, since I think it would be a good part to add :)

On 14 Aug 2016 at 22:27 GMT Rae (Redford) Santema wrote:

Eva, thank you so much for all of your amazing work! Would you like to be co profile manager of Hulda and Frans? Please just give me your email so I can add you :)

On 7 Jul 2016 at 08:21 GMT C (Sälgö) S wrote:

Hej i stugan

Vår koppling. LIte kul det är både på din fars och din mors sida..... dessa anförluster....

Hlns Magnus

On 18 Jun 2016 at 19:39 GMT Lori (Larson) Prasnicki wrote:

Thank you so much for all of your contributions to my tree! I am excited that you found a link to the global tree!

On 17 May 2016 at 23:46 GMT Sheila Olson wrote:

Thanks, Eva, for recommending merges. I have been working on them after my GEDCOM import but still have a few to go

On 17 May 2016 at 13:45 GMT Elisa Mayfield wrote:

Thank you so much for posting on my profile for Christensen-3155. So far, I am working on cleaning up the profiles for my great great grandmothers family group. I noticed the naming problem right away and was overwhelmed. After merging trees on Ancestry in my earlier research days, I have my work cut out for me in correcting information. When I asked my cousin about it he explained -dotter and -son. Any help and feedback is well received.



On 21 Feb 2016 at 17:34 GMT Guy Constantineau wrote:

Hi Eva,

I see that you just did the Pre-1700 Self-Certification. That's great!

Is there a particular time period, location, or topic you're interested in? Maybe you have some historically-significant ancestors?

Let me know. I can help you figure out if there's a project and introduce you to the project leaders.

Guy - Volunteer Coordinator

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