Finding Anders

While researching a family story about brothers who emigrated from Sweden, genealogists on Facebook were the ones who helped me the most. My great-grandfather Herman Peterson was born in Sweden and lived in Princeton, Illinois after he came to America. As the story goes, Herman had a brother who emigrated with him from Sweden; one…

Genealogy Networking Update

Our Genealogy Networking Group had lots to share at our recent meeting. Here are some of the topics we discussed and websites we shared: The theme of the evening seemed to be connecting with known¬†and unknown relatives. By using facebook, message boards,¬†online mailing lists, or the Guild of One-Name Studies, several of our group have…