In the early 20th century my paternal grandparents, Rikard Severin Källman (1887-1968) and Lydia Abrahamson (1890-1978) immigrated from Sweden. I am exploring my Swedish ancestors immigrant journey to "Amerika" and life in Swedish Chicago. I am searching for cousins everywhere to share family stories, pictures, memories and new discoveries about our Swedish heritage and our family today.

~ This blog, like my family tree, is always a work in process. Please stop back now and again! ~

Saturday, March 19

Genealogy Day in Sweden - Three Swedish-American Sisters

Today, March 19, is Genealogy Day in Sweden.
Although the "roots" of our family tree are in Sweden, today I especially remember and honor three Swedish sisters, founders of our family's American "branches".

Lydia, Ruth and Anna @1914

Lydia, Ruth and Anna @1964

left to right (in both photos):
Lydia (Abrahamson) Kallman - emigrated 1909
Ruth (Abrahamson) Soderstrom - emigrated 1914
Anna (Abrahamson) Jacobson - emigrated 1913

Thank you Grandma, Aunt Anna and Aunt Ruth,

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