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Letters from Home

Finding the name of a long lost ancestor is like finding buried treasure, but the real gems are the stories they left behind. Do you have any family stories or letters describing pioneer life in Chisago County or of the early settlers of Chisago County in general? If you'd like to share, please contact me. ~ Ron Zurek

 


Letter from Earl Stenberg
to Axel Henriksson, July 10, 1966. Story of Johannes Peterson-Stenberg, born August 29, 1812 in Algutsboda. Highlights: burying his wife at sea...building a cabin...trapping deer...milling at Franconia.

An account of Anders Peter Nelson's trip to Chisago County in 1901.

Some interesting information on Nils Nilsson Blomquist and Katarina (Kajsa/Cajsa Pettersdotter) Blomquist

Excerpts about Johannes (John) Blomquist

Recollections of Sweden (including early life in America -- Harris, MN) by Eva G. Magnusson

 

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