Kathy   Meade

North American representative for ArkivDigital, a company that offers online access to newly photographed color images of the Swedish church books and other historical records. She has given many presentations on Swedish genealogy as well as had genealogy articles published in the Swedish American newspaper, (Nordstjernan).

Schedule

September 06, 2013
2:30 pm : Swedish Genealogy in a Computer World

(All Levels) This lecture highlights the websites available for Swedish research including Swedish genealogy guides, dictionaries, maps, Swedish-American church records, emigration resources (ship passenger indexes), images of original Swedish records (church, probate, military and tax), Swedish census records, record transcription sites and message boards. Login First

 
3:50 pm : Learn How to Research the Swedish Estate Inventory Records

(Experienced) This class focuses on mastering the Swedish estate inventory records (bouppteckningar). The estate inventory records include genealogical information as well as information about the deceased’s estate. The class will focus on how one can quickly identify the genealogical information in an estate inventory without knowing Swedish as well as identifying supplementary resources for working with these records. Login First

September 07, 2013
10:00 am : Research Your Swedish Heritage in Living Color Using ArkivDigital

(All Levels) Learn how to research your Swedish Heritage using ArkivDigital. This product demo will familiarize you with the types of records that you will find on ArkivDigital including: the Swedish church books, estate inventories, military records, tax registers, passenger ship manifests, prison records and other types of records. The demo will show the user how to use ArkivDigital Online to view, browse and search within these records. Among the record types that will be shown will include church books, estate inventory registers, prison records and name registers. Login First