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From: John M Rhodes <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] NPE
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 21:56:42 -0400
My grandmother, born in 1876 in St. Paul MN, was one of five siblings with
surname NELSON born in MN, children of Nels SVENSSON/Swanson, born 1839 in
Sweden. All their ancestors I"ve traced back 200 years used the patronymic
John M. Rhodes
On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 8:49 PM, Martin Potter <> wrote:
> Anne M Berge wrote :
> > Being Scandinavian, family names are irrelevant to us in that matter ...
> Anne, are you saying that family names might have been only recently
> adopted in (some) Scandinavian countries??
> If so, that might explain a little problem that I have in one of my
> projects. But I await your reply.
> ... Martin
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