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Archives[edit | edit source]

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
ELCA Regional Archives
Region 4- Nebraska Synod
4980 S. 118th St., Suite D
Omaha, NE 68137-2220
Phone: (402) 896-5311
Fax: (402) 896-5354
Email: office@nebraskasynod.org

Cemeteries with Swedish Population[edit | edit source]

Polk County

Stromsburg Cemetery

Churches[edit | edit source]

The Swedish American churches listed below have microfilmed records in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at the Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. These microfilms are not available via interlibrary loan but may be searched in person or a search may be requested for a fee. See http://www.augustana.edu/x13917.xml  for years of availability, guidelines, and research request forms.


Boone County

Dahlborg Lutheran Church
Dahlborg, Nebraska

Boyd County

Randall Valley Covenant Church
Bristow, Nebraska

Rosedale Evangelical Covenant Church
Bristow, Nebraska

Trinity Lutheran Church
Bristow, Nebraska

Buffalo County

First Lutheran Church
Kearney, Nebraska

Burt County

First Baptist Church
Oakland, Nebraska

First Covenant Church
Oakland, Nebraska

First Lutheran Church
Oakland, Nebraska

Salem Covenant Church
Oakland, Nebraska

West Side Methodist Church
Oakland, Nebraska

Cheyenne County

Swedish Evangelical Peniel Lutheran Church
Sidney, Nebraska

Clay County

Saron Lutheran Church
Saronville, Nebraska

Dawson County

First Baptist Church
Gothenberg, Nebraska

Deuel County

Berea Lutheran Church
Chappell, Nebraska

Siloa Lutheran Church
Chappell, Nebraska

Dixon County

Concordia Lutheran Church
Concord, Nebraska

Salem Lutheran Church
Wakefield, Nebraska

Dodge County

Sinai Lutheran Church
Fremont, Nebraska

Elim Lutheran Church
Hooper (Swaburg), Nebraska

Douglas County

Augustana Lutheran Church
Benson (Omaha), Nebraska

Augustana Lutheran Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Bethany Baptist Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Bethel Lutheran Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Center Baptist Church
Omaha, Nebraska

First Covenant Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Immanuel Deaconess Lutheran Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Salem Lutheran Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Trinity Lutheran Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Zion Lutheran Church
Omaha, Nebraska

Ebenezer Lutheran Church
Omaha (Florence), Nebraska

First Baptist Church
Valley, Nebraska

Second Baptist Church
Valley, Nebraska

Fillmore County

Stockholm Lutheran Church
Shickley, Nebraska

Franklin County

Svenska Evangelical Lutheran Church
West Salem, Nebraska

Hamilton County

Evangelical Covenant Church
Aurora, Nebraska

First Baptist Church
Hordville, Nebraska

Fridhem Lutheran Church
Hordville, Nebraska

Harlan County

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Ragan, Nebraska

Kearney County

Bethany Lutheran Church
Axtell, Nebraska

Bethphage Lutheran Church
Axtell, Nebraska

Trinity Lutheran Church
Axtell, Nebraska

Faith Lutheran Church
Norman, Nebraska

Falun Lutheran Church
Norman, Nebraska

Knox County

Mission Covenant Church
Wausa, Nebraska

Thabor Lutheran Church
Wausa, Nebraska

Lancaster County

First Lutheran Church
Lincoln, Nebraska

Bethlehem Covenant Church
Waverly, Nebraska

Lincoln County

Svea Dal Covenant Church
Brady, Nebraska

Maria Lutheran Church
Hershey, Nebraska

Madison County

Immanuel (German) Lutheran Church
Madison, Nebraska

Zion Lutheran Church
Newman Grove, Nebraska

Merrick County

Grace Lutheran Church
Central City, Nebraska

Nance County

Augustana Lutheran Church
Geona, Nebraska

Phelps County

Adullam Lutheran Church
Bertrand, Nebraska

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Bertrand, Nebraska

Fridhem Lutheran Church
Funk, Nebraska

Bethel Lutheran Church
Holdrege, Nebraska

Swedish Methodist Church
Holdrege, Nebraska

Trinity Evangenlical Free Church
Holdrege, Nebraska

Moses Hill Covenant Church
Loomis, Nebraska

Westmark Evangelical Free Church
Loomis, Nebraska

Swedish Methodist Church
Prairie, Nebraska

Platt County

Salem Lutheran Church
St. Edwards, Nebraska

Polk County

St. Paul Lutheran Church
Osceola, Nebraska

Evangelical Free Church
Polk, Nebraska

Calvary Lutheran Church
Stromsburg, Nebraska

Eden Baptist Church
Stormsburg, Nebraska

Evangelical Covenant Church
Stromsburg, Nebraska

Salem Lutheran Church
Stromsburg, Nebraska

Stromsburg Baptist Church
Stromsburg, Nebraska

Calvary Lutheran Church
Swede Home, Nebraska

Swede Plain United Methodist Church
Swede Plain, Nebraska

Saunders County

Evangelical Covenant Church
Ceresco, Nebraska

Immanuel Lutheran Church
Ceresco, Nebraska

First Swedish Baptist Church
Estina, Nebraska

Bethesda Covenant Church
Malmo, Nebraska

Edensburg Lutheran Church
Malmo, Nebraska

Alma Lutheran Church
Mead, Nebraska

Evangelical Covenant Church
Mead, Nebraska

Grace Lutheran Church
Swedeburg, Nebraska

Swedeburg Covenant Church
Swedeburg, Nebraska

Swedeburg Evangelical Mission Church
Swedeburg, Nebraska

Ekedahl Lutheran Church
Valparaiso, Nebraska

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Wahoo, Nebraska

Thurston County

Evangelical Covenant Church
Pender, Nebraska

Valley County

Calvary Baptist Church
Arcadia, Nebraska

Wayne County

Evangelical Covenant Church
Wakefield, Nebraska

York County

Bethesda Lutheran Church
York/Bradshaw, Nebraska

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Swedish-American Newspapers in Nebraska

Title of Newspaper and City of Publication

  • Folkets Tidning in Omaha
  • Omaha Posten in Omaha
  • Omaha Posten in Omaha
  • Omaha Svenska Tribun in Omaha
  • Svenska Farm Journalen in Omaha
  • Svenska Journalen in Omaha
  • Svenska Pressen in Omaha
  • Växtaren in Omaha
  • Westra Posten in Omaha
  • Folkets Vän in Stromsburg
  • Svenska Folkets Tribun in Wahoo


Availability
Many Swedish-American newspapers are available on microfilms at the Swenson Center at Augustana College and are available to borrow via interlibrary loan throughout the United States. See http://www.augustana.edu/x14666.xml  to see specific newspaper and years you would like to view. Contact your local library if you are interested in placing a request. Supply your library with the following information:

  •  Title of newspaper
  •  The specific years you need for your research

Inform your library that the requests can be sent directly via OCLC (“ICY”), fax 309 794-7230, or via mail to Augustana College Library, 639 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201-2296