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    Chrissie Baker
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    Hi There

    I am interested to hear if anyone has found any Scandinavian families in Newfoundland St Johns and/or Harbour Grace area 1780s onwards?

    Regards
    Chrissie

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    R Lindstrom
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    Mine, Lindstrom, Russian Finn

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    Andrea Adamko
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    I continue to look for my great uncle CARL EFRAIM JOELSSON who arrived in the area as a single, 20 year old man from Vrigstad, Sweden in November 1890 on the ship, Caspian. He died in a fishing accident in February or March of 1896. No known subsequent wife or children. He seems to have arrived with a small group of other passengers with whom he left Goteborg, Sweden, sailed to Hull England, traveled by train to Liverpool, and then sailed on the Caspian, a ship operated by the Allan Line. Other 3 Swedes in his party were from southern Sweden as well: Oskar Anderson,age 20, Charlotta Skog, 22 and Carl P Johanson 41. Thank you!

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