Karin Toresdotter

Female2 October 1752–1829

Brief Life History of Karin

When Karin Toresdotter was born on 2 October 1752, in Ljung, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, her father, Thoore Mattiasson, was 58 and her mother, Kjarstin Rasmusdotter, was 40. She married Anders Olsson on 15 June 1777, in Ljung, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1829, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Anders Olsson
Karin Toresdotter
Marriage: 15 June 1777
Christina Andersdotter
Brita Andersdotter
Tobias Andersson

Sources (8)

  • Birth record for Karin Torresdotter
  • Karin Toresdr in entry for Tobias Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Karij Toresson - birth: 2 October 1752; Ljung, Goteborg Och Bohus, Sweden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1777Ljung, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (2)


    Age 57

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


    Age 62

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    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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