Swedish American: Texas History

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Svenskarne i Texas i Ord och Bild 1838-1918

A historical and biographical book by Ernest Severin of the Swedes who settled in Texas 1838-1918. The text is in Swedish.
This book is available on microfilm at the Family History Library and its Centers with the call # FHL US/CAN Film 1035808 Items 4-5.


Swedes in Texas in Words and Pictures 1838-1918
An English translation of the book by Ernest Severin (Svenskarne i Texas i ord och bild 1838-1918) was completed by Christine Andreason and is available on line at: http://www.swedesintexas.com/SIT%20Web.htm


Swedes in Texas Data base
An on-line data base of many people who emigrated from Sweden to Texas between 1850 and 1930. Go to http://www.swedesintexas.com/


Swedes in Texas – Brief History and Timeline of the Swedish Immigration to Texas

Written by Jean Sellstrom. Begins with the early arrival of S.M. Swenson in 1838 plus other family and friends who came in the 1840’s and 1850’s. The significant immigration of the 1860’s and later followed.

For the early beginnings of Swedes in Texas, see also http://www.williamson-county-historical-commission.org/Swedes/Lutherans_and_Swedes_in_Williamson_County.htm

The Swedish Immigrant – a question of choice”

by James Pat. http://www.swedesintexas.com/readingroom/rr0001.htm

1865-1871 Listing of Barkeryd Parish, Småland, Sweden – Emigrants to Texas

1867 Barkeryd Emigrants to Texas


The emigrants from Småland, Sweden. The American Dream” by Ken Sawyer, Halifax, England http://www.swedesintexas.com/readingroom/rr0002.htm

Pionjärerna Från Värmland: De Okända Svenskarna på Texas Prärie
A bibliography of the pioneers from Värmland, the unknown Swedes on the Texas prairie.  The author of the book is Tommy Hellström.  The book contains an index of persons.  Written in Swedish.  The book is available at the Family History Library with the call number 976.4 F2. 

"Where did the Swedes Go? The Causes of Swedish Immigration and Settlement Patterns in America" by Rickie Lazzerini http://www.kindredtrails.com/Where-Did-The-Swedes-Go-3.html