Lena Sofia Andersdotter Barkar

Female4 November 1862–10 June 1926

Brief Life History of Lena Sofia

When Lena Sofia Andersdotter Barkar was born on 4 November 1862, in Pedersöre, Vaasa, Finland, her father, Anders Johan Johansson, was 21 and her mother, Brita Henriksdotter Gunn, was 17. She married Lars Gustaf Gustafsson Granlund on 22 January 1888, in Pedersöre, Vaasa, Finland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pedersöre, Finland in 1856. She died on 10 June 1926, in Pedersöre, Vaasa, Finland, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Lars Gustaf Gustafsson Granlund
Lena Sofia Andersdotter Barkar
Marriage: 22 January 1888
Frans August Granlund
Lars Viktor Granlund
Sofia Alexandra Granlund
Frans Oskar Granlund
Sofia Adolfina Granlund

Sources (1)

  • Lena Sofia in household of Brita Henriksdr., "Finland, Church Census and Pre-Confirmation Books, 1657-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1888Pedersöre, Vaasa, Finland
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (5)


    Age 2

    Finnish peasants allowed to buy land.


    Age 37

    February Manifesto reduces Finland's autonomy. Finland lost much autonomy. russification of Finland policy initiated. censorship and conscription introduced. civil disobedience began.


    Age 45

    Finland became first European country to give women right to vote.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Indian Amit, Arindam, Purnendu, Salil, Shyamal, Somnath, Amitava, Anil, Aparna, Arun, Arup, Asis.

    Indian (West Bengal) and Bangladeshi: from a title based on Persian sarkār ‘chief, superintendent, lord’.

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

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