Catharina Gaufin Kjelmodin

Female24 June 1804–about 1875

Brief Life History of Catharina

Catharina Gaufin Kjelmodin was born on 24 June 1804, in Gimo, Skäfthammar, Uppsala, Sweden as the daughter of Kjellmodin and ?. She married Carl Gaufin on 17 July 1825, in Skäfthammar, Uppsala, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died about 1875, at the age of 72.

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Carl Gaufin
Catharina Gaufin Kjelmodin
Marriage: 17 July 1825
Anna Maria Goffin
Carl Johan Albert Gaufin
Fredric Wilhelm Gaufin

Sources (12)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Catharina Gaufin Kjelmodin - Church record: birth: 24 October 1804; Skafthammar, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Catharina Kjallmodin, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Anna Kjellmodin in entry for Fredrik Wilhelm, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 July 1825Skäfthammar, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)


    Age 5

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


    Age 10

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 28

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Jacques, Normand, Pierre, Armand, Gisele, Laurent, Lucien, Raynald, Yves, Adrien, Aime.

    French: variant of Gauvain .

    History: Jean Gauvin from Croix-Chapeau in Charente-Maritime, France, married Anne Magnan in Quebec City, QC, in 1665.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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