Karin Brorsdotter

Brief Life History of Karin

When Karin Brorsdotter was born on 6 February 1814, in Odensjö, Kronoberg, Sweden, her father, Bror Nilsson, was 23 and her mother, Johanna Jonsdotter, was 29. She married Sven Carlsson on 20 March 1834, in Odensjö, Skatelöf, Kronoberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 30 August 1859, in Angelstad, Kronoberg, Sweden, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Sven Carlsson
Karin Brorsdotter
Marriage: 20 March 1834
Elias Svensson
Maria Svensdotter
Maria Svensson
Kristina Svensdotter
Carl Elias Svensson
Anna Catharina Svensson
Johanna Svensdotter
Sanna Svensson
Noach Svensson
Carolina Svensson
Johannes Svensson

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Karin Brorsdotter - Published information: birth-name: Karin Brorsdotter
  • Letter to Lindell, Fred
  • Sweden, Household Clerical Survey, Johanna Persdotter replaces Karin Brorsdotter when she died

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Göta Canal opened.

1848 · The March Unrest

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.


Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

Name Meaning

equivalent of Katherine , found as a less common variant of Karen in North America and Britain.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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