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bert
20-01-08, 20:12
Hello all
Im searching for ancestors and data about Matt Sved .Matt Sved was born 1 jan 1870 in Malax Finland and married my wifes grandmothers sister Ida Nyman .I attach scanned pages from the book Celebrating a century of ministry First Lutheran Church ,Dollar Bay Michigan.Thanks to Karen Douglas and Pearl Stoor who have send me the book.Matt served as church secretary.I appreciate everything I can get.

JDKotila
20-01-08, 21:56
Bert,

I don't know if you already have this information but here are two marriage records of two Matt Sveds from Houghton County,Michigan

HOUGHTON COUNTY,MICHIGAN MARRIAGE RECORDS: MATT SVED (2 results)

MATT SVED {born: Finland}
Father: SAMUEL SVED
Mother: Unknown

Spouse: IDA NYMAN {born: Finland}
Father: JOHN NYMAN
Mother: Unknown
Date of Marriage: May 12th, 1900 Calumet, Houghton County,Michigan
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MATT SVED {born: Finland}
Father: ANDREW SVED
Mother: Not Known

Spouse: HILDA SVED {born: Finland}
Father: MATT SVED
Mother: Not Known
Date of Marriage: February 1st, 1902
Place of Marriage: Dollar Bay, Houghton County,Michigan
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Best Regards!
John Kotila
Michigan

bert
20-01-08, 22:02
Thank you
This is new for me.:) .Thank you very much for this information.Now I have to figure out who is the right one.
Best regards

bert
20-01-08, 22:08
The first one is the right one for sure .Matt Sved married Ida Nyman.Thank you again.Can you find the date of death for Matt & Ida ?

JDKotila
20-01-08, 22:42
Bert,

I located the burial records for Matt and Ida Sved and quite a few more Sveds from the First Lutheran Church {Dollar Bay}

First Church {Dollar Bay,Houghton County,Michigan}
BURIAL RECORDS
Died: Age:
Sved Matt 10/14/1960 90-9-13
{birthdate calculates to Jan.1st,1870}

Sved Ida 5/11/1960 83-9-16
{birthdate calculates to July 25,1876}
http://www.mfhn.com/houghton/1stLutheran/burials.asp?FormName=Search&FormAction=search&s_Surname=sved

JDKotila
20-01-08, 22:50
Forest Hill Cemetery {Houghton County,Michigan}
(Includes Matt & Ida Sved}
Ida's stone has "1877" instead of "1876"(calculated from burial record info.)
http://www.mfhn.com/houghton/foresthill/records.asp?FormName=Search&FormAction=search&s_Surname=sved