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Scandinavian Naming Patterns and Lifestyles

By Ruth Ellen Maness, AG Is it “-sen” or “-sson” or “Lien” or “Ström”? The Nordic countries (Scandinavia) include Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden and their possessions. The Finnish language is totally different from the other Scandinavian countries, but Finland was under Swedish monarchial rule for much of its history. Thus, Finland’s official records are in the Swedish language from the beginning of record keeping to about 1867 or later. Patronymic naming customs also apply. Depending upon your ancestor’s country of origin, his or her surname (family name) may lead you to the exact spot in the country where he or she was born, or leave you amidst a mass of “-sens” or “- sons.” Some general guidelines for Scandinavian naming practices follow; then more specific information will be given. Surnames (Family … Read entire article »

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May 2011 Family History Expos Newsletter

May 2011 Family History Expos Newsletter

Greetings from Family History Expos! The spirit of family history is alive and well and we are thrilled to announce the addition of several new Expos this year. We are listening to your requests to bring an Expo a bit closer to those who are more than 300 miles from an existing one. We are creating a circuit of Expos in conjunction with each main event. The first in a series of one day Expos includes – … Read entire article »

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Bloggers at the Colorado Family History Expo

Bloggers at the Colorado Family History Expo

The 2010 Colorado Family History Expo in Loveland was a smashing success! If you didn’t get a chance to go, that’s ok. These great bloggers will fill you in on the genealogy education, shopping and fun had by all. Blogger of Honor Ruby Coleman chronicles her Expo adventures for the You Go Genealogy Girls blog: Are We There Yet? A Learning Experience Books about Genealogy People at the Expo Becky Jamison of the Grace and Glory blog is another Blogger of … Read entire article »

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Are You At The Expo?

Are You At The Expo?

We have been setting up for the Colorado Expo today and things are looking great!  The Embassy Suites here in Loveland are a beautiful facility to stay, relax and attend an Expo.  The exhibitors are setting up their booths in the vendor hall and I even saw a blogger in the halls. We are excited about this Expo and all that is being offered.  Our Friday Night at the Movies event is going to be amazing … Read entire article »

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Meet our Colorado Expo Bloggers of Honor!

No Family History Expo would be complete without our Bloggers of Honor.  Our Bloggers help provide countdown information about the Expo as well as keeping everyone updated on what’s happening during the Expo. Can’t attend the next Expo?  No problem, check out the postings of our Bloggers of Honor through their blogs, Twitter or Facebook.  You can follow all the latest news about Family History Expos through our Twitter hastag,  #fhexpo. Our Colorado Family History Expo Bloggers of Honor are: Amy Coffin of We Tree Arlene Eakle of Arlene Eakle’s Genealogy Blog Becky Jamison of Grace and Glory Gayle Gresham of Colorado Reflections Gena Philibert Ortega of Gena’s Genealogy Holly Hansen of the Family History Expos Blog Ruby Coleman of The You Go Genealogy Girls Thomas MacEntee of Destination: Austin Family These blogs are all great ways for learning more … Read entire article »

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May 2010 Family History Expos Newsletter

May 2010 Family History Expos Newsletter

Welcome to the May Family History Expos Newsletter! May has been a busy month for us at Family History Expos as we get ready for our summer Expos and the unveiling of our new website.  June will mark our Loveland,  Colorado Expo which features presentations from genealogical experts, an exhibit hall and a special event called Friday Night at the Movies with Family History Expos.  This special event will include a screening of  Forgotten Ellis Island … Read entire article »

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