9:00 AM MDT; Leaving the Garden of Sweden: Swedish Emigration Records and Strategy – This class will teach you how to find your ancestor in Swedish emigration records and figure out where in Sweden your ancestor came in.
10:15 AM MDT; How to Use the Swedish National Archive Website, Riksarkivet – The National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet) is one of the oldest authorities of the Swedish government with roots back to the 1200s. It is the official archive for the government Sweden. Although it is primarily a government archive, it also has records from private individuals and organizations. The archive collects, preserves, and publishes records from all over the country. Come discover how to get the most from the Riksarkivet website!
12:00 PM MDT; Understanding Norwegian Land and Records - One of the integral parts of Norwegian research is the bygdebok, but where does the information in a bygdebok come from? What is a bygde? And how can understanding this enrich your understanding of Norwegian research? This class will review the organization of a historical farm, talk about different records that were created around land ownership, and walk you through how to look for land records when you may not have access to a bygdebok.
1:15 PM MDT; Exploring Four Different Kinds of Probate Records for Norway - This class will show four different kinds of probate records and how some of them interact with each other.