The menu pictures
The pictures you see fluctuating above is:
(As always, click on a picture to have an enlargement..)
Ängarna 19??: August, Severina, Hjalmar, Birger.
Ängarna 1927. “Farm painting”.
Astrid and Birger’s wedding on Knäckeberg.
Astrid on the binder. In the background Grannahögen.
Blixtorp 1915: Johanna Beata (Johns grandmother), Arne, Sigrid and John
My grandfather (John) grandfathers brother, Johannes Andersson, did emigrate to Denmark. A-J Hög-Andersen , on the picture, was his son. We have today three families in Denmark. One after A-J Hög Andersen, one after his brother Karl Oskar Andersson and one after his second brother Andro Andersson.
Ellis Island var den tredje “mottagningsstationen” för emigranter. Den första, Castle Garden, 1855-1890, den andra, Barge Office, 1890-1891. Därefter Ellis Island 1892-1924, med avbrott för brand 1897-1900.
Grannahögen 1950? Family Johansson: Elly, Rune, Karin (Per’s wife), Astrid, Birger, Knut, Per
“Old” Haga: Selma, the maid Anna Blom, Sigrid’s/Astrid’s grandmother Anna Stina, S/A’s aunt Lotta, S/A’s aunt Bernhardina, S/A’s uncle Edvard, the farm boy Albin.
Arne och Florence was married days before the Japanece did occupie the Philippines. They got stuck there throughout the whole occupation.
A pickture over Knäckeberg. The farm that Mårten Svensson bought after selling his two farms in Humselynga. On the picture Erik and Sven, sones to Mårten’s son Nils.
Lasse at school, about 1935, son to grandfather John’s brother Hjalmar.
Sjöbol. Grandfather Lennart is ploughing.
When my grandfathers (Lennart) grandmother lost her parents 1792. “Drowned shomaker Hager, his wife . …. . you found nothing, no one”
A motif from the postcard serie “Svenskt folklif”. Lern more about that here:
The son of Asige, Severin Nilson. One example of his art. He was very productiv, both as painter and photographer.
Sigfrid celebrate 40 years. Sigfrid, my grandfather’s brother, my idol as family researcher. When we meet, memoris that makes my mind warm!
SS Monterey, the boat that evacuated Arne and Florence from the Philipinerns, maj 7 1945.
The siblings Johansson: Mats, David, Svea, Alf, Göte and Arne
The toll bridge in Falkenberg. Built 1753. The builders (August Rex) diary is preserved. Read “Tullbron i Falkenberg”, 1971.