Elsa Hansdotter

Female11 December 1775–26 December 1775

Brief Life History of Elsa

When Elsa Hansdotter was born on 11 December 1775, in Västerstad, Färs, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Hans Andersson, was 36 and her mother, Olu Bengtsdotter, was 24. She died on 26 December 1775, in Påarp, Välluv, Luggude, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Hans Andersson
1739–1802
Olu Bengtsdotter
1751–
Hanna Hansdotter
1769–
Elna Hansdotter
1773–1848
Elsa Hansdotter
1775–1775
Anders Hansson
1777–1819
Boel Hansdotter
1779–
Jons Hansson
1782–
Ake Hansson
1788–

Sources (2)

  • Birth Record Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:9Q97-YSB9-7P2Z?cc=1974200&wc=MCX9-TZQ%3A312161601%2C311571101%2C312429101
  • Death Record Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:9Q97-YSB9-7P21?cc=1974200&wc=MCX9-TZQ%3A312161601%2C311571101%2C312429101

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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.

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