Have you ever poked around your family tree and run across a line of people with Swedish names such as Lars Andersson, Karen Svensdotter, Br…
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My mother's father came from Sweden. I have hit a roadblock in that after three generations, the records are written in Swedish, which I can't read. What do I do?
I'm trying to find documents on a possible relative Charles Smith born Gefle (Gävle?) Sweden 29 March 1933 . This information came off a mariners certificate.
I assume that name was anglicised and Charles = Carl but is there a natural translation for Smith or was it just adopted as a generic family name?