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Family Database of Names 2016

The family database of names for 2016 has been updated adding nearly 500 more Degerstrom members to our website. The fastest way to find ancestors is the search box located on each page. You may need to scroll through results.

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Immigrant Passenger List PDF

Degerstrom descendants may now download a high resolution immigrant passenger list in pdf format (11.6Mb) dated October 5, 1881. The SS Ethiopia carried the last of our ancestors from Sweden to America with stops in Scotland and Ireland, then New

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Childhood Sweethearts and More

Family genealogy research can yield amazing historical facts such as childhood sweethearts and more when examining documents. The document shown here was discovered while searching old records for Lars Fredrik Degerstrom, our Great Great Grandfather. The display is too small

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Contact Page Website Addition

The Degerstrom Family from Maine website was upgraded in 2015 to a mobile friendly design including a contact page website addition. The contact page includes a snail mail physical address, plus an inquiry form to allow visitors to quickly and

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1881 Voyage from Sweden to Maine

The steamship in the photo shown here is the SS Ethiopia that brought the last of the Degerstroms from Maine ancestors from Sweden to America in 1881. That last group of the Degerstrom clan emigrated from Ranea Sweden near the

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Jim Degerstrom, Florida USA
Ed Degerstrom, Virginia USA
Leif Persson, Stockholm Sweden

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