Exploring your Swedish Roots
Saturday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Want to discover where your ancestor came from in Sweden?
Have you reached a brick wall in your Swedish research and need some help? Do you have some old documents written in Swedish and you would love to have them translated?
Attend our genealogy day, “Exploring Your Swedish Roots” on Saturday, Nov. 17. Sign-up for a session with a genealogist to discover more about your family heritage or sign up for a meeting with a translator to discover the treasures of history hidden in the old family documents!
Reservations are required. Call the Museum at 773.728.811 to schedule your appointment.
Walk-ins will be accommodated if time permits.
Cost: $10 to participate.
All participants will be entered in a raffle.
Refreshments will be available for sale.

The Swedish American Genealogy Center is a research center assisting individuals with finding their Swedish ancestry. Yearly dues for membership in the Society are $20 and can be purchased below. Museum membership required.

Genealogy Presentations

Dan Hubbard genealogyThe newly updated Swedish American Genealogical Society hosts presentations from 10 a.m. to noon the fourth Saturday of the month (exceptions may apply due to holidays, availability of speaker). Check the Museum calendar for the most updated information. These presentations are free to members of the Museum Genealogical Society. Non-members pay $10 per presentation. Payment is accepted at the door.



Genealogy Research

Genealogy ResearchIndividual research times are available and staffed by members of the Genealogical Society:

Noon – 1 p.m.
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Genealogical Society members:
No fee for first hour; $10 for each additional hour on the same day.
Museum member only: $10 for first hour and $30 for each additional hour on the same day.
Non-member: $30 fee for each hour

Please call the Museum at 773.728.8111 or e-mail to make an appointment. Individuals with appointments have priority over walk-ins.

Please fill out a genealogy research request form here if you are unable to attend an in-person genealogy research session. Forms can be returned to us electronically to or faxed to 773.728.8870.

Based on the information you provide, we will research using the resources available at the Genealogy Center. Information might be available within three weeks. If we are unable to assist you, we will try to refer you to other possible sources.

Genealogy Reserach