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133Fwd: [maineswedishcolony] Searching for Info.on Deceased Relative born in New Sweden

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  • Judith Lund
    Mar 16, 2004
      --- sierrajkl <sierrajkl@...> wrote:
      > To: maineswedishcolony@yahoogroups.com
      > From: "sierrajkl" <sierrajkl@...>
      > Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 00:41:38 -0000
      > Subject: [maineswedishcolony] Searching for Info.on Deceased Relative
      > born in New Sweden
      > My name is Judith Lund. I live in Prescott Valley, AZ, but was born
      > and was raised in Connecticut. My late grandfather was born in New
      > Sweden in the 1880's. His father may have been one of the original
      > settlers that came over from Sweden in 1870. There is a good
      > possibility that my grandfather was given an English name when he was
      > born in New Sweden. I just recently found his obit. in among papers
      > that I had. I have both his parents names. My grandfather's surname
      > was Sandell. I understand that many records were lost in a fire at
      > the New Sweden Town Hall in 1970 so I cannot obtain info. from there.
      > It is a good possibility that my great grandfather's name was Olof
      > Olson but I am trying to find out for sure.The obit. lists Olof
      > Sandell. I am hoping that somebody up in the New Sweden area may be
      > able to help me with this. Thank you.
      > Judith Lund

      Judith "Sierra" Lund

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