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Episode 05 Historically Speaking A Norwegian Shunning

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Historically Speaking with Angela Breidenbach explores the fascinating love stories from history and our ancestry with guests, tips on researching your own genealogy, and the stories of those whose love made us possible. You can find more about Angela at http://AngelaBreidenbach.com for her historical and contemporary romances...

Guest, Lena Nelson Dooley, shares two stories: The Norweigan Shunning that caused her great grandparents to emigrate to America due to being angrily shunned by her great-great grandfather. Then we get to hear about The Other Brother, the story of Lena's great grandparents from Sweden. One young man worked for five years to bring his sweetheart over to America...the mystery is: Why did she marry the other brother?  Here's a link to The Other Brother if you'd like to read that fictionalized story of Lena's emigrant great grandparents.

How can you solve family mysteries like this in your genealogy? Listen in for a show jam-packed with tips for doing a little family detective work...

For more on Lena Nelson Dooley, visit http://LenaNelsonDooley.com