Margareta Catharina Christensdotter

Female30 September 1803–5 January 1866

Brief Life History of Margareta Catharina

When Margareta Catharina Christensdotter was born on 30 September 1803, in Vamlingbo, Gotland, Sweden, her father, Christen Garvalds Olofsson, was 25 and her mother, Margreta Olofsdotter, was 37. She married Olof Christensson on 28 September 1826, in Vamlingbo, Gotland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 5 January 1866, in her hometown, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Olof Christensson
Margareta Catharina Christensdotter
Marriage: 28 September 1826
Christian Olofsson
Brigitta Catharina Olofsson
Brigetta Christina Olofsdotter

Sources (10)

  • Birth, Sweden, Gotland Church Records, 1582-1940; index 1655-1860;
  • Marriage, Sweden, Gotland Church Records, 1582-1940; index 1655-1860;
  • Death, Sweden, Church Records, 1500-1941

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 September 1826Vamlingbo, Gotland, Sweden
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (5)


    Age 6

    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


    Age 11

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 29

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    From the Latin form of Greek Margarītēs. See Margaret .

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

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