Karl Edvin Karlsson

Male9 October 1885–31 December 1963

Brief Life History of Karl Edvin

When Karl Edvin Karlsson was born on 9 October 1885, in Sund, Östergötland, Sweden, his father, Karl Johan Petersson, was 33 and his mother, Anna Lovisa Peterssdotter, was 33. He lived in Asby, Östergötland, Sweden in 1905 and Alvastra, Östergötland, Sweden in 1912. He died on 31 December 1963, in Åsbo, Östergötland, Sweden, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Karl Johan Petersson
Anna Lovisa Peterssdotter
Axel Hjalmar Karlsson or Norden
Elin Charlotta Karlsson
Karl Edvin Karlsson
Ida Maria Karlsson
Ottilia Anna Karlsson
Ture Samuel Karlsson

Sources (11)

  • Sweden, Indexed Birth Records, 1859-1947 for Karl Edvin Östergötland Sund 1885; Ancestry
  • Karl Edvin in household of Karl Johan Petersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Karl Edvin in household of Karl Johan Petersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)


Age 12

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.


Age 16

First Nobel Prize awarded.

1906 · Orthography Reform

Age 21

A Royal decree was issued on April 7, 1906, which introduced a new way of spelling and orthography reform in schools. Many protested the new changes.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Alf, Bjorn, Erik, Kerstin, Agust, Elnar, Fritjof, Gudmundur, Johan, Kristinn.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Karl (see also Charles ). Compare Carlsson .

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

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