When Stina Andersdotter was born on 1 January 1801, in Rösås, Näfvelsjö, Jönköping, Sweden, her father, Anders Isaacsson, was 23 and her mother, Maria Johansdotter, was 21. She married Johannes Gabrielsson on 1 January 1827, in Nävelsjö, Jönköping, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 30 August 1884, in Nävelsjö, Jönköping, Sweden, at the age of 83, and was buried in Nävelsjö, Jönköping, Sweden.
From the Old Norse personal name Stígandr, originally a byname meaning ‘wanderer’. As a modern name, it is taken as a short form of Kristian .