Karin Wallgren

22 July 1902–8 October 1993 (Age 91)
Leksand, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Karin

When Karin Wallgren was born on 22 July 1902, in Leksand, Kopparberg, Sweden, her father, Gustaf Manfred Wallgren, was 42 and her mother, Signe Nygren, was 26. She died on 8 October 1993, in Bromma, Stockholm, Sweden, at the age of 91.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know Karin? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Gösta Turner Harding
Karin Wallgren

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

Age 3
Union of Norway and Sweden dissolved.
1906 · Orthography Reform
Age 4
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.
Age 37
World War II began. Sweden neutral.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Elof, Erik, Hilmer.Swedish: ornamental name composed of (a variant of) the elements vall ‘grassy bank, pasture’ + gren ‘branch’. Compare Wahlgren and Walgren .

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

Possible Related Names


Sources (1)

  • Karin in household of Gustaf Manfred Wallgren, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.