Rune turns 90!

Rune Boström, a cousin of Philip’s, who resides in Sweden, turns 90 today!  He has been very helpful in our research of our Swedish ancestry!  The picture below is of Aunt Betty and Rune taken during the trip to Smedhemmet … Continue reading

Philip Swanson

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