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Sune Tjernström (View posts)
Posted: 1062117221000
Classification: Query
My father's uncle, Ragnar Tjernström, has documented our ancestry back to 1580. All the ancestors were farmers living in three parishes in the Västerbotten county in northern Sweden (the name is a typical 'northern' name) , they all seemed to find a wife and a farm within walking distance. Unfortunately, only one of these ancestors emigrated to the US, and he returned within three years...

The spelling is old, a modern spelling should be Tjärn (a small lake) and ström, meaning 'river'. Many families nowadays spell with an ä, I insist on the e...

I was born in one of the three parishes....

Regards

Sune Tjernström, Ph D
Baldersvägen 8
392 47 Kalmar

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