Welcome to the

Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota

Founded in March of 1983, the society’s purpose is to assist its members and friends in their Swedish genealogical research through our quarterly meetings and educational events, providing individual research assistance, researching and contributing to genealogical databases and projects, and publishing materials to aid research in Swedish ancestry.

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Get started with your research or ask for assistance.

Learn more about upcoming meetings and events.

Learn more about us.

Learn more about our quarterly newsletter, Tidningen.

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Join us most third Thursdays of the month for “Swedish Genealogy Research Day” at the Minnesota Genealogical Society Library.  Discover our Library Holdings.

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The society has 4 meetings each year - held in January, March and May.  The last meeting of the year is in October when we host our Fall Research Conference.

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Upcoming Events/Member News


American Swedish Institute

Swenson Center

Swedish Council of America


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Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota