She became interested in history and genealogy early but it was not until 1998 that her research really took off.
Today she lives on the west coast in the province of Halland with her partner and their daughter. She is an English and history teacher grades 7-9. Apart from genealogy her hobbies are reading, scrapbooking and photography.
Places Lena lived
Villa Ekebo in Färgaryd parish, was built in 1910 for the accountant of the paper mill.
Lena has roots in the following provinces(counties) and parishes in Sweden
Paternal relationship is confirmed by a Family Tree DNA Family Finder test match between Lena Svensson and her father Lars Svensson. Predicted relationship from FTDNA: Father/Son, based on sharing 3384cM across 267 segments.
Maternal relationship is confirmed by a Family Tree DNA Family Finder test match between Lena Svensson and her mother Barbro Johansson. Predicted relationship from FTDNA: Mother/Daughter, based on sharing 3384cM across all segments.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Lena or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line:
Lena (Johansson) Svensson:
Family Tree DNA mtDNA Test Full Sequence, haplogroup U5a1a1, FTDNA kit #741449
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Lena: