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									                                              Swedish Genealogical
                                               Society of Colorado

               SwedGenTour 2011
                                  September 17, 2011
                                  8:30 am to 4:30 pm
                               Community College of Aurora
                               Centretech Campus – Fine Arts Building
                    16000 East CentreTech Parkway, Aurora, Colorado 80011-9036

 Discover how to find your Swedish roots through Swedish research!
The SwedGenTour 2011 will feature presentations and demonstrations by Swedish family
history experts detailing the use of the many resources for Swedish genealogical and historical
research. See demonstrations of Swedish genealogical online sites and databases as well as
Swedish genealogical and emigration CDs. There will also be opportunities for individual
research assistance through One-on-One Sessions.

                   SwedGenTour 2011 representatives will be touring the United States
                   for the seventh year and will include a stop in Denver. Have you hit a
                   brick wall in your Swedish research or don't know where to begin? This
                   group of internationally recognized Swedish genealogists will teach
    and assist Swedish-Americans in finding their roots and researching their Swedish
                             Lantmäteriet, the Swedish mapping, cadastral, and land
                             registration authority, will also be participating. Lantmäteriet
                             manages the Swedish cadastral system and is responsible
    for providing present-day and historical geographic maps and data. Their free website
    allows for searching of historical maps from Lantmäteriet’s digital archive and includes
    Swedish maps dating from the 17th-20th centuries.

         Co-sponsored by:

     See SwedGenTour 2011 schedule at: http://www.lilleskogen.se/
     Watch our SGSC website for event information: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cosgs
     For CCA location map, see: http://www.ccaurora.edu/about-cca/our-locations/centretech-maps
             Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado

              SwedGenTour 2011
Anneli Andersson has been doing genealogical research since 1988, and has worked at the
Mellerud museum and genealogy archive for nearly 20 years. At the archive, she assists
visitors with their research and teaches genealogy classes. Anneli is experienced in helping
North Americans to find their Swedish roots, and has assisted them in locating where their
ancestors lived and where they are buried. Anneli has been a participant in the SwedGen
Tours since 2002.

Gunilla Didriksson is participating for the first time in a SwedGen Tour. She was born in
Ramsberg parish, but now lives in Lindesberg, with almost all her roots among the miners
and famers in the western and northern Västmanland, Örebro county. Since 1995, she has
been a member of the Linde Bergslags Genealogical Society and has been its chairman for
five years. Gunilla is a board member of The Federation of Swedish Genealogical Societies
and is responsible for the Roots Bookstore.

Charlotte Börjesson has been doing genealogical research for more than 15 years and has
deep experience with both Swedish and American resources. She is a board member with
the Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden (DIS) and her areas of expertise include
research within in western Sweden as well as computer genealogical research and
photography. Charlotte has participated in SwedGen Tours since 2002.

Anna-Lena Hultman has been doing genealogical research for more than 35 years and is
well-known as an expert on emigration research. Her home province is Västergötland. She
was one of the key persons in the development of the Emibas CD, a CD with information on
more than 1.1 million emigrants leaving Sweden between 1845 and 1930. She also guides
many North Americans during the summer months in locating their ancestors’ homesteads.
Anna-Lena has been a participant in all the SwedGen Tours.

Representatives from the Swedish mapping, cadastral and land registration authority will
be touring with SwedGen for the first time. Lantmäteriet has been engaged in the mapping
of Sweden since 1628 and still produces standard maps such as the Road Map, the
Topographic Map, the Mountain Map, the Property Map, and a Map of Sweden. The
Historical Maps website is a presentation of large parts of Lantmäteriet’s unique and
invaluable collection of historical maps. The collection comprises more than a million maps
from all parts of Sweden! The following persons will be representing Lantmäteriet: Birgitta
Eriksson, Bengt-Olof Käck, and Lennart Sundström.
                              Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado
                                  SwedGen Tour 2011
    Early Bird Registration (postmarked by August 31st)                                $25
    Registration (after August 31st)                                                   $30
           (SGSC Members: deduct $5.00 per person)
       To become an SGSC member, please complete and return a membership form and
       check for your dues with this application. Membership form can be found at

    Lunch (if you “brown bag”, there is no lunch charge)               $12
       Your lunch will be ordered from Jason's Deli and will include: a sandwich, chips, pickle
       spear, and a dessert item. Sandwich choices: Roast beef, Roasted turkey breast, Tuna
       salad, or Spinach Veggie Wrap.

    SwedGen Tour 2011 One-on-One Sessions:
            (deadline for request is September 1, 2011.)
    If you would like to reserve a SwedGen Tour One-on-One Session, please visit their web-
    site, http://www.lilleskogen.se/, to make your request. Click on “Query” on the left side bar.
            (Note: One-on-One Sessions will be limited to the first 32 individuals to request.)

      Please mail this registration form with a check (payable to SGSC) to:   

       Maryanne Patterson
       P.O. Box 746255
       Arvada, CO 80006

            (if registering more than one person, please list everyone’s full name)
    City                                                        State            Zip
    Phone                                                     SGSC member? Y            N

            Number of Attendees:                       X$               =$
              (SGSC members deduct $5.00 from regular registration fee.)
            Number of Lunches:                         X $12            =$
                                             TOTAL ENCLOSED $

    Lunch choices:                    Roast Beef                        Roasted Turkey Breast
                                      Tuna Salad                        Spinach Veggie Wrap

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