Fwd: [maineswedishcolony] Searching for Info.on Deceased Relative born in New Sweden
- --- sierrajkl <sierrajkl@...> wrote:
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> 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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