Summertime Saturday
Online Programs

Finnish Genealogy Group Summer Online Presentations by FGG member, Barb Wilson.

Our summer program this year will be a series of presentations on the life of ordinary people in rural Finland before Independence. The sessions will cover topics like housing, clothing, religion, diet, and farming methods from the Iron Age to Independence. Here are the dates and topics. 

1) June 20:     Late Iron Age  –  500 to 1140

2) June 27:    The Age of the Church  –  1140 to 1311

3} July 11:      The Medieval Kingdom  –  1311 to 1500

4) July 18:      The Age of Bliss  –  1500 to 1600

5) July 25:      The Age of the Empire  –  1600 to 1721

6) August 1:   The Age of Freedom – 1721 to 1809

7) August 8:   The Russian Duchy  – 1809 to 1917


FGGMN Members:  Log in to the MEMBERS page for the Zoom link and password.

Connect on Zoom!

The summer session presentations will be given on Zoom. You do not need to have a Zoom account to attend. Finnish Genealogy Group members will send be sent a link before the first presentation. You can use the link on your computer, iPad, or smartphone. The sessions will be on Saturday mornings at 9:30 AM from mid-June to early August. You can join the meetings fifteen minutes early for social time. The presentations will last approximately one hour. After the presentations, there will be time for questions and discussion. 

Finnish Genealogy Group
of Minnesota

The Finnish Genealogy Group of Minnesota meets monthly from September to May (except December). Our members are novice to experienced researchers. Join us for one of our monthly meetings and learn more about researching your ancestors and family tree. 

Refer to the Meetings tab for our schedule. Mark your calendars with the 2019-2020 year. Check back for topic updates if not listed today.


The online Zoom FGG meeting opportunity is for FGG members in good standing, with dues paid up to date.