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Beginning in 2014, dues for new members will be $20 the first year, for which a member receives two semi-annual issues of the newsletter, PLUS, a Timen Stiddem Society lapel pin (see below). Renewal of membership each year thereafter will be $15, for which a member receives two semi-annual issues of the newsletter.

Membership is divided into two classifications:

• Descendant Member: One who can prove descent from Dr. Stiddem.
• Associate Member: One who does not knowingly descend from Dr. Stiddem, but has an interest in this family's history. Anyone is eligible to join the Society in this category.

New members: please click on the following link for a printable membership application in PDF format:


Renewing members can pay their dues renewal fee of $15 by clicking on the PayPal button below.


Timen Stiddem Society Lapel Pinstss 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 by mail and pay with a check, click on the following link for a printable order form in PDF format:


To order and pay online, please click on the PayPal button below:


All Descendant Members of the Timen Stiddem Society qualify for membership in the prestigeous Swedish Colonial Society (SCS) as Forefather Members. To learn how become a member of that organization under this special designation, click here.

The current roster of TSS Members who are also Forefather Members of the SCS under Timen Stiddem are:

Swedish Colonial Society logo

Frances O. Allmond, Wilmington, Delaware
Harold Douglas Ford, Stone Mountain, Georgia
Noria I. Gerig, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Margaret R. Nesbitt, Mesa, Arizona
Lynn Turner Shea, Louisville, Kentucky
Richard L. Steadham, San Diego, California
William O. Stidham, Washington, Michigan
Walter D. Stock, Laurel Springs, New Jersey
John William West, La Plata, Maryland
Donna Jean Porter, Denver, Colorado
Richard Rodney Cooch, New Castle, Delaware

Please join the above in honoring Dr. Stiddem by becoming a member of the SCS too, thereby increasing the list of his descendants enrolled in the Society, which warmly welcomes all TSS Descendant Members into their organization. Not a Descendant Member? You can still join the SCS, all that is required is an interest in Swedish colonial history. Click here to learn more.

Photo below: TSS members gather in front of the Carl Milles Monument at
"The Rocks," Fort Christina Park in Wilmington, Delaware in 2000.

Fort Christina

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