Welcome to the Swensen-Wride family website. The site is under construction and will be updated frequently. We welcome contributions of information, as well as human and financial resources, to help us build this site.

We particularly encourage family members to send us documents, photographs, and biographies of the persons featured on the site's pages. We especially invite the descendants of the persons mentioned on each page to send us the information for their branches of the family.

In order to protect personal privacy, we ask that you not submit information on living individuals to us. If living persons wish their information to be posted on the site, we request them to send us written permission, along with the information they wish posted.

If you have questions or would like to help, please write to the webmaster at the following e-mail address: returley@byu.net

The webmaster has the final decision on the contents of this site.

Click here to start with Lorenzo Swensen

Click here to start with Beatrice Eloise Wride

Special thanks to Joseph Eyring Turley for providing technical support and
hosting for this website.

Recent additions to the site:

Added 30 Dec 2012:

Ole Swensen (1861-1929), Home, Montpelier, Idaho
Clarence Odean Swensen (1889-1985)
Clarence Odean Swensen (1889-1985), Home, Montpelier, Idaho
Winslow Swensen (1909-1993)
Winslow Swensen (1909-1993), Home, Montpelier, Idaho

Added 30 Sep 2012:

Christian and Karen Petra Larsen Hogensen, Bear Lake Pioneers
Iris Swensen (1906-2008)
Iris Swensen (1906-2008), Funeral, Address, Kendall
Iris Swensen (1906-2008), Funeral, Program
Iris Swensen (1906-2008), Obituary

Added 22 May 2011:

Mary Jane Hogensen (1866-1956)
Christian Hogensen (1830-1899)
Christian and Karen Petra Larsen Hogensen, Handcart Pioneers

Added 21 Feb 2011:

Lorenzo Swensen (1887-1955), Mission Journal, 1909-1911
Lorenzo Swensen (1887-1955), Group Missionary Photo, 19 Apr 1910

Added 1 Nov 2010:

New page for Andreas Henrik Arnold Froböse (1867-1933)
Updated page for Thora Svendsdatter (Svendsen) (1864-1944)

Added 29 Mar 2010:

New page for Svend Larsen (1821-1893)
New page for Thora Svendsdatter (Svendsen) (1864-1944)
Additional photo of Thora Svendsdatter (Svendsen) (1864-1944)

Added 13 Aug 2006:
New page for Ole Swensen (1861-1929)
Ole Swensen (1861-1929) Personal History
Ole Swensen (1861-1929) Y.M.M.I.A. Mission Journal