Elsa Hindersdotter


Brief Life History of Elsa

Elsa Hindersdotter was born in 1627, in Hällefors, Örebro, Sweden. She died in 1698, in her hometown, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hällefors, Örebro, Sweden.

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Elsa Hindersdotter - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Elsa Hindersdotter

World Events (3)


Age 1

Swedish warship Vasa sank in Stockholm harbor. 25 drowned.

1630 · The Thirty Years' War

Age 3

King Gustavus Adolphus entered Sweden into the Thirty Years' War in 1630 with great success on the side of the German Protestants.


Age 10

Swedish immigrants sailed to Delaware.

Name Meaning

Shortened form of Elisabeth or Elizabeth . The name was borne by the English-born film actress Elsa Lanchester ( 1902–86 ). Elsa Belton was a character in Angela Thirkell's once widely read Barsetshire Chronicles. In the 1960s the name was also associated with the lioness named Elsa featured in the book Born Free, by Joy Adamson , which was made into a film.

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

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