Selma Charlotta Pettersdotter

1 February 1859–
Gärdhem, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Selma Charlotta

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.

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Family Time Line

Carl Magnus Svensson
Selma Charlotta Pettersdotter
Marriage: 31 December 1881
Lovisa Elvira Petterson
Agnes Victorina Svensson
Hulda Mariana Svensson

Spouse and Children

31 December 1881
Eda, Värmland, Sweden


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 14

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 25

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

Age 38

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.

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Sources (3)

  • Selma Charlotta Petterson in household of Karl Magnus Svensson Hallman, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Selma Charlotta Pettersson in household of Karl Magnus Hallman Svensson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Selma Cahrlotta in household of Carl Johan Pettersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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