Find your Swedish Ancestors Podcast – episode 5


In this episode I talk about All Saints Day that is celebrated in Sweden today, November 5. We go to the cemeteries and light candles remembering our loved ones.

On November 6 it is Gustaf Adolf Day in Sweden. In memory of king Gustaf II Adolf who died on that day in 1632.

Second Sunday in November we celebrate fathers day.

In episode 1, I talked about the Swedish Gravestone inventory and I also made a videotutorial on a couple of searches in that database. The video is found on YouTube here:

In this episode I talk about some other resources:

The CD with the database Buried in Sweden 2 (Begravda i Sverige 2)

and four free, online databases with graves:


I have made a videotutorial doing searches on the CD and the four websites mentioned above:




I have three really nice books waiting to get new owners.

It is

  1. Swedish Traditions – Jan-Öjvind Swahn
  2. Wonderful Sweden – photos by Bruno Ehrs and text by Tomas Tengby
  3. Sweden in pictures

Send an email to answering the following question:

What day do we celebrate fathers day in Sweden?

I need the answer before November 30.

Good luck!

Thanks for listening. If you want to contact me, I would love to hear from you, send an email to

Have a nice day and take care.

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