Category Archives: Customs & Holidays

Advent Calendar: Frost Christmas Weddings

Geneabloggers Advent Calendar  of Christmas Memories prompt for December 23 asks about Christmas Sweetheart Memories asking if there were any Christmas engagements or weddings among your ancestors?   Christmas nuptials seem appropriate for a Frost ancestor, and thus we find … Continue reading

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Cherished Memories

A few years ago for Christmas I made my Step-dad at special memories scrapbook about his family history. I included old photographs, family research, and articles that I found about his home town, and a lot more. He was thrilled … Continue reading

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A Christmas in the Northland (Sweden)

From the tome, Sweden and the Swedes By William Widgery Thomas 1891 (pages 197-210) CHAPTER XV. CHRISTMAS IN THE NORTHLAND. LL Sweden gives itself up to the enjoyment of Yule, tide. First comes Christmas eve, next Christmas itself, then second-day … Continue reading

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