Provenance

Various Parties

Purpose/Function

Reference, Research, Information

Arrangement

Arranged by Secondary Values (value of records to users)

Content

The SAFSTROM family are a family that has lived in Kew since the 1840s, started by Charlotte Ragg who was born in Kew in 1840. Her daughter, Sarah, would marry a Swedish immigrant called Carl Safstrom and begin a grocery business in 1886. They resided in their home called ‘Kalmar’, after Carl’s hometown, and would start their family with eight children, many of which would succumb to disease or war. The file includes: A letter of research completed by descendants of the Safstrom family.