In progress: fixing, sourcing and editing my GEDCOM upload, and translating Swedish texts. Images to be added; categories to be added.
Born in Moline, Illinois, “Farm Implement Capital of the World”. Still married to my high school sweetheart. Ph. D. (Linguistics). Taught at various universities in Germany, Zambia, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore. Now seriously retiredin North Carolina.
Family name is spelled Huitfeldt in Norway and by some family members in Sweden. []
Hvitfeldt is the spelling in Denmark and some Swedish families, including mine.
Sources for all my relations back to Severus Christopher Huitfeldt and beyond include:
Crawford, Lillie Rollins and Crawford, Robert Junious, "Roos af Hjelmsäter, a Swedish noble family, with allied families and emigrants", Gateway Press, Baltimore, 1996.
Danielsen, Harald, "Ingeborg Huitfeldt-Adelsjomfruen som i 1620 ble offer for et justismord?", 1998.
Danmarks Adels Aarbog, Thiset, Hiort-Lorenzen, Bobé, Teisen., (Dansk Adelsforening), [1884 - 2011]., DAA 1949:II:58, 47 b.
Dansk Biografisk Leksikon
De Hofman, Tycho, Historiske Efterretninger om verfortiente Danske Adelsmaend. 3 vols. Cph: Godiche 1777-79. + 1 vol. (4)
De Hofman, Tycho and [Copenhague], "Portraits historiques des hommes illustres de Dannemark, remarquables par leur merite, leurs charges & leur noblesse, avec leurs tables généalogiques." (1746).
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Robert by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Robert: