Find your Swedish Ancestors Podcast episode 7

Episode 7

On September 30, International Podcast Day, Find Your Swedish Ancestors Podcast celebrated its 1 year anniversary. It has been a fun year where I have learned a lot about podcasting. I am looking forward to producing many more episodes the coming year. Thanks to all my listeners!

The interest for DNA-genealogy in Sweden is growing. At the Genealogy Days /Släktforskardagarna  in August there were huge lines for people buying DNA-tests, from the morning until closing time in the late afternoon. Most people in Sweden have tested with FamilyTreeDNA, AncestryDNA have only been available for about one and a half year.

News at ArkivDigital: Aerial photographs. If you are an all-in-one subscriber, check out this blogpost on how to search the aerial photos: http://blog.arkivdigital.net/now-we-begin-to-add-aerial-photographs/

250 000 portrait images from thee photography studios in Stockholm have been added: read more here: http://blog.arkivdigital.net/a-quarter-of-a-million-portrait-images/

Riksarkivet (Swedish National Archive) will remove the paywall to 100 millions digital records.

http://www.government.se/articles/2017/09/government-invests-in-free-genealogy-research/

Swedish TV-show Allt för Sverige starts on October 22. Here are the American participants this season: https://www.svt.se/allt-for-sverige/arets-amerikaner-har-anlant/

 

If you have any comments or questions, I would love to hear from you. Send an email to linda@cousinlinda.com

Until next time, have a nice day, take care over and out!

 

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