Hello, List - In Denison, Iowa (my German mother's
hometown) the public library is named after someone named
NORELIUS. With all the questions about that name recently,
I checked their website and found a website all about the
Swedish community of Kiron located in the northern part of
the county. Here is the Kiron website:
There is a lot of information about the Swedes starting
with the arrival of the first group in 1867. There are
lists by name and by their home counties in Sweden. There
are photos and transcriptions of census, cemetery, and
vital records. There is also a transcription of a circa
1930 booklet about the larger Swedish communities in Iowa.
By the way, the Norelius family who lived here were from
Hope this helps someone. I thought I only had German
relatives in Crawford County, but may now have found some
of my Swedes there too.
If anyone needs help with Iowa or Nebraska research, please
let me know.
Council Bluffs, IA
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