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Reunion attendees in front of the Botanical Gardens in Balboa Park, San Diego for the 2015 Stidham* Family Reunion.


Everyone is invited to join the Timen Stiddem Society, no Swedish heritage is required.

Descendant Members are those who can prove descent from Dr. Timen Stiddem. If you're uncertain of your ancestry but believe you are a descendant of Timen Stiddem, we can assist in documenting your lineage with our extensive Stidham* Family Tree database.

Associate Members are those who don't knowingly descend from Dr. Stiddem, but enjoy learning about this fascinating immigrant and his family from Sweden in the 17th century, who played an important roll in the New Sweden Colony as it's first doctor. Many genealogical institutions are complimentary members in this category.

Membership Dues for either category are $20 per year.

Join the Timen Stiddem Society

To become a new member of the Society, click on the PayPal button at right to pay your initial membership dues of $20. The Membership Secretary will then contact you by email and request your family information to determine if you qualify for Descendant Member status, or if you're joining as an Associate Member, no family information required.

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Renew your membership

If you're already a member of the Timen Stiddem Society with a Descendant or Associate Member number and your membership has lapsed, click on the PayPal button at right to renew your membership now and continue receiving the semiannual newsletter.

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Timen Stiddem Society Lapel Pin

Now available for purchase at just $5 each (includes shipping and handling), the die struck soft enamel pins in the colors of the Swedish flag with raised polished metal will make a fine addition to your genealogy collection and proclaim your affiliation with the only organization dedicated to preserving the legacy of this Swedish immigrant and all his descendants in America. To order, click on the PayPal button at right.

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