1 February 1859–
Gärdhem, Älvsborg, Sweden
When Selma Charlotta Pettersdotter was born on 1 February 1859, in Gärdhem, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Carl Johan Pettersson, was 23 and her mother, Anna Lovisa Stålhandske, was 9. She married Carl Magnus Svensson on 31 December 1881, in Eda, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Eda, Värmland, Sweden for about 10 years.