Christine Tomine Trolin

8 April 1908–11 February 1985 (Age 76)
Bergen, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Christine Tomine

When Christine Tomine Trolin was born on 8 April 1908, in Bergen, Hordaland, Norway, her father, Karl Gustav Trolin, was 24 and her mother, Bergitte A. Svidal, was 25. She married Fred Lester Black on 3 November 1927, in North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Butte, South Dakota, United States in 1935 and Lewis and Clark Election Precinct, Clatsop, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 11 February 1985, in Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fred Lester Black
Christine Tomine Trolin
Marriage: 3 November 1927
Bernice Florence Black
Gladys Christine Black
Gertrude Marie Black

Spouse and Children

3 November 1927
North Dakota, United States



    Gladys Christine Black


    Gertrude Marie Black


Parents and Siblings

    Karl Gustav Trolin


    Bergitte A. Svidal




World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 2

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements bro ‘bridge’ + the common surname suffix -lin.

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

Sources (3)

  • Christine Black in household of Fred Black, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Christina Black in household of Fred Black, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Christine Tom Sagen, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"

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