Here is another great photo Betty sent in. It’s (L to R) Ingrid, Philip with Arlene on his lap, George, Phil and Ed), the 5 oldest siblings. The picture is circa 1941 or 1942. Hope we get more of these.
Karl Erik Filip Svensson was more commonly known as Philip Swanson, the site author’s paternal grandfather. His parents are Carl Simon and Emma Kristina Svensson. Philip as a young man: He was born in Barnarp, Jonkoping, Sweden on March 7th, … Continue reading
Today, Sunday Dec. 7th, 2014, we welcomed the beautiful baby girl Sophia Rose Swanson. Her parents Phillip Swanson and Kate Hutchings could not be happier. She weighed in at 7 lbs. – 10 oz. and is 20″ long. She is … Continue reading
We reach out at this time to her son, Tim, her daughter Deb, Deb’s son Dan and her husband, Martin at the passing of Ingrid V. (Swanson) Myllykangas. Ingrid V. (Swanson) Myllykangas, 79, of 15 Carter Road, Westminster, died peacefully at her residence Monday … Continue reading
I am very pleased to share that today, Jan. 26, 2014 at 12:57PM, Tanner James Swanson was born to Gary Jr. and his wife, Isabeau. He weighed in at 7 lbs. – 8 oz. and is 20.5″ tall. Here is a side … Continue reading
George Everett Swanson, of Bronson, FL, died today, Sept. 1, 2013, at Haven Hospice. He was born May 9th, 1936 in Gardner, MA. He was the son of the former Philip Swanson and Lydia (Mattson) Swanson of Templeton, MA. He is predeceased by his brother Edmund (Alm) Swanson, his daughter Joann M Swanson and his son, Steven G Swanson. He leaves his wife Nancy (Schuster) Swanson of 25 years and her family. He will be greatly missed by his sons, Gary D Swanson, Sr., of Montague, MA, and Michael D Swanson of Athol, MA, his sisters Ingrid Myllykangas of Westminster, MA, Arlene White, Christine Lorion and Betty Knowlton, of Templeton, MA, his brothers, Phil Swanson of Townsend, MA, and Jim Swanson of Skowhegan, ME. George also leaves many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and very many friends.
796! That’s how many people we currently have loaded on our Swanson/Mattson Family tree! Amazing! Our visit to Scandinavia in 2010 really got us started with so much information on the Svensson, Mattson and Brännbäck branches and we have continued … Continue reading
Today, two of my favorite folks, Martin and Ingrid, have reached a milestone few have. Fifty-Five years of marriage. That’s more years than I. That is more than most. I know they are so proud of this, as are we all. Please … Continue reading
In the clickable image to the right, we have documented 9 generations, from Karl Erik Filip Svensson (Philip Swanson) to Erik Andersson b. 1656. The folks listed in the top menu are his and Lydia (Mattson) Swanson’s children. As you … Continue reading
Betty sent in this photo today…love it! "Love this picture of Philip and Lydia with 4 oldest—taken in 1939. Looks like it might have been taken at the Queen Lake camp" ***Update***: I have enhanced the scanned image using gimp: … Continue reading