Borta Hansdotter

Female25 January 1765–30 October 1813

Brief Life History of Borta

When Borta Hansdotter was born on 25 January 1765, in Östad, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Hans Olofsson, was 37 and her mother, Anna Britta Larsdotter, was 19. She married Anders Torstensson on 14 April 1792, in Östad, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 30 October 1813, in her hometown, at the age of 48.

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Anders Torstensson
Borta Hansdotter
Marriage: 14 April 1792
Anna Britta Andersson
Andreas Andersson
Brita Maja Andersson
Thore Andersson
Hans Anderson

Sources (7)

  • Borta Hansdr in entry for Anders Torstensson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Borta Hansson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Borta Hansdr in entry for Anna Britta Andersson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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  • Marriage
    14 April 1792Östad, Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (1)


    Age 44

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

    Name Meaning

    from berht ‘bright’ or ‘famous’. See Bertha .

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

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