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! ~

Tuesday, April 12

Tuesday Trivia

In the ninth and tenth centuries Swedish Vikings invaded and settled in parts of Eastern Europe as far as Constantinople and the Caspian Sea.  Swedes founded the first kingdom of Russia. In fact all the Tsars of Russia until the last one, Nicholas II Romanov were of Swedish Viking Descent.



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