Genealogy Q&A: Lutheran Ancestors in Chicago

By David A. Fryxell Premium
Q. My Lutheran ancestors settled in Chicago. Where should I look for information on old Lutheran churches there?   A. Norwegians who arrived in Chicago in the 1830s formed the first Lutheran congregations. Elling Eielsen, the first Norwegian Lutheran pastor in America, ministered to them and helped found what became...
To access this content, you must purchase Family Tree Premium Membership.