Barbro Behrendtz Genealogy
My name is Barbro Behrendtz and
my maiden name was Södergren.
Ten years ago I started with genealogy.
It was my father that introduced
me to it. I'm a member of the Society
Östgöta Genealogiska Förening and
also secretary of the
I have a lot more work to do
with my pedigrees but very often I have a break
and work with other things.
My big love, besides my family, is Gärdserum parish
in province Småland
(today Gärdserum belongs to Åtvid's parish in Östergötland).
Records from the church started late in Gärdserum, about 1703. I have
that the priest forgot to make notes for many births, deaths
and marriages. It's one
of my biggest challenges, trying to find persons
who lived in Gärdserum, by reading
other records (juridical, rates).
I have made my own database of all the people I
have found. I've got the
period 1703-1850 in my computer. If you have questions
Another exciting research area
of mine is in Finnerödja parish, Västergötland.
of my grandmother Karin came from Vallonien. His name was
he lived with his family in Östergötland. In about 1683 he worked
at Skagersholms Bruk in Finnerödja. Bertil I W Kjelldorff does a lot
of research of
early members of the Paillardel family. His work has given
me a lot of help.