So you want to connect with your distant cousins in Sweden. They are the great grand nieces and nephews of the Swedish immigrant in your family tree. Who are they? What happened to the relatives who stayed in Sweden? Where might your ancestors have been if they had never ventured out in the world?
After the church records are available
The church records available online stop 70 years ago. That’s where the Swedish law of secrecy sets in. Sometimes even older records are secret, because they include newer data. Sometimes the service providers don’t make copies of public records, because pages in the same book are secret.
But the censuses are available and public. And they ...