Your family has probably told you a few things about your Swedish ancestor. Did they say she came from Storegården, Äspered Parish, Älvsborg County? I would guess not. (If she did, please say hi!) Chances are that the name you have for your ancestor’s home in Sweden needs to be interpreted in some way. It is a key part in answering the question where did my Swedish ancestor come from.
Statistics on Swedish emigrants
Some regions are more likely than others to be where your Swedish ancestor came from. So if you are stuck on where to search, it might be a good idea to start where most of the migrants came from.
The table below is from the Continue Reading