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! ~

Friday, April 29

Friday's Faces from the Past - Esther Soderstrom Liljegren


This adorable little girl is Esther Anna Marian (Soderstrom) Liljegren. The second child and first daughter of my great aunt and uncle, Ruth Abrahamsson and Andrew Soderstrom.  I am sure the intent was just to photograph the baby but I love seeing the old car in the backround. It gives a sense of the times. And don't you wish the babies of today wore those cute frilly bonnets?

my first cousin once removed (my Dad's cousin)
Esther Anna Marian Soderstrom
02 Sep 1926 - 09 Apr 2003


Esther, I have heard so many good things about you, I wish I had known you,


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