Elna Sjunnesdotter

Female4 April 1799–17 April 1883

Brief Life History of Elna

When Elna Sjunnesdotter was born on 4 April 1799, her father, Sjunne Aradsson, was 47 and her mother, Thora Persson, was 31. She married Hakan Nilsson on 7 January 1821. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 17 April 1883, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Hakan Nilsson
Elna Sjunnesdotter
Marriage: 7 January 1821
Kjerstina Hakansson
Thora Hakansson
Thora Hakansdotter
Sjunne Håkansson
Pernilla Hakansson

Sources (11)

  • Ellna Sjunnesdr, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Ellna Sjunnesdr in entry for Hakan Nilsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Elna, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1821
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)


    Age 10

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


    Age 15

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 33

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    Apparently an altered form of Hilda , not in use before the 20th century.

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

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