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J T Demitz (#46863611)
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Bio Photo Contributor J T Demitz is a writer, entertainment director, master of ceremonies, VIP host, researcher, hotelier, a multilingual, Swedish-born citizen (1956) of the U.S.A. His hotel career culminated in an executive position at The Beverly Hills Hotel (1979-84). In 1996 his book "Throne of a Thousand years" was published (Ristesson Ent., Los Angeles and Ludvika) and he has worked with hundreds of Stockholm youths since 1993 in English-language entertainment and inter-cultural grooming projects. As a ghost writer, lyricist and what Swedes call "language doctor" he has coached major talents like Max von Sydow and done special projects for the Sunwing Hotels, City of Stockholm, Royal Caroline Institute and many more. Demitz has also traced every one of the 3000 descendants of the eight Swedish couples that were his great-great-grandparents and hopes to publish the illustrated results as a book in 2009. Regarding name formats, which is an area of his expertise, here is some of what he has to say: "Carl and Carlos have become American English names now, so there are a lot of kings that no longer should be called Charles. Before about 1900 there were no legally accurate spellings of any names anywhere and lots of variations occurred. Swedes had no legal names, and women no surnames (except their own patronymics), until a special law was passed in 1901. Royal women should be named by their married names and countries, not their maiden ones. Kings of Sweden are alone in numbering he first half of a double name, not the whole thing; thus (current) Carl XVI Gustaf, not Carl Gustaf II." ~ Emil Eikner, Deputy Chairman, Southerly Clubs of Stockholm.
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RE: ChangesToMyMemorials

There is an edit tab on all memorials. Through these you can add suggestions. Edits on famous memorials are accepted or declined by admin. With the non-famous the contributor has to do it or the edit is approved automatically after four weeks (I think). You can have them changed back the same way.

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Added by Lutetia on Dec 08, 2015 9:23 AM
Germans from Russia (Wahl family)
Hey I have ancestors and relatives that were Germans from Russia. They were the Wahl family who were from Radomyshl, Zhytomyr, Ukraine. I've been having troubles finding their birth/marriage/death records on and, is there an archives in Ukraine that has these records?
Added by Dstmnstr on Jul 30, 2015 8:09 AM
RE: Soderhamn Cemetery
Thank you for the information about Soderhamn Cemetery.
Added by Peter on Jul 30, 2014 12:32 PM
johannes ridderstedt
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min mor r fdd den 21 okt 1924. Ej den 23 okt.
Added by johannes ridderstedt on May 13, 2014 12:20 AM
Soderhamn Cemetery
Could you tell me if the cemetery in Soderhamn that you have on Find A Grave (Soderhahamn Churchyard) is also known as the Soderhamn New Cemetery? I have a purchase certificate where Jonas Fredrick Nilsson purchased some cemetery plots in the Soderhamn New Cemetery from the church on 20 April 1910 and where his son Fredric Albin Nilssweden was buried in
Soderhamns Cemetery,kv.14,no.18(chest) 24 Apr 1910 who died 25 Nov 1909 at age 24. Jonas Fredrick Nilsson died on 1927 24 Feb Age: 85 in Sderhamn, Gavleborgs, Sweden and buried in Soderhamns Cemetery,kv.14,no.18(chest) 6 Mar 1927 and Jonas' wife Klara Helena died 1924 11 Aug Age: 81 in Sderhamn, Gavleborgs, Sweden and buried in Soderhamns Cemetery,kv,no.18(chest) 17 Aug 1924.

Added by Peter on May 01, 2014 8:03 PM
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Thanks for updating those family links.
Added by S. Wardell on Jul 01, 2013 6:18 PM
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RE: Catharina von Wasa
You are absolutely correct. Thank you for pointing me into the right direction. The memorial in question has been deleted.
Added by Frank K. on Nov 11, 2011 12:06 AM

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