Karin Eriksdotter

Female20 September 1730–13 August 1814

Brief Life History of Karin

When Karin Eriksdotter was born on 20 September 1730, in Humlen, Värmland, Sweden, her father, Erik Elofsson, was 57 and her mother, Karin Olofsdotter, was 32. She married Lars Olofsson on 30 June 1774, in Bolstad, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 13 August 1814, in Bävik, Värmland, Sweden, at the age of 83.

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Lars Olofsson
Karin Eriksdotter
Marriage: 30 June 1774
Jon Larsson

Sources (1)

  • Karin Eriksdotter, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 June 1774Bolstad, Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (3)


    Age 13

    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.


    Age 79

    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


    Age 84

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Katherine , found as a less common variant of Karen in North America and Britain.

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

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