Bernard Stefanus Svensson

18 February 1916–11 June 2007 (Age 91)
Mörsil, Jämtland, Sweden

The Life of Bernard Stefanus

When Bernard Stefanus Svensson was born on 18 February 1916, in Mörsil, Jämtland, Sweden, his father, Karl Knuttson Svensson, was 38 and his mother, Karolina Sophia Hagen, was 34. He died on 11 June 2007, in Alliston, New Tecumseth, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Karl Knuttson Svensson
Karolina Sophia Hagen
Sophia Kristina Svensson
Karl Oskar Svensson
Karin Helena Svensson
Engla Josefina Svensson
Bernard Stefanus Svensson
Mary Elvira Svensson
John Holgar Svensson

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Sweden recognized Finland as independent state. Swedish naval expedition sent to Aland Islands to protect against Russians. Spanish flu epidemic killed 38,000 in Sweden.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 18

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Age 24

Sweden forced to allow German troops to cross through Sweden to Norway. Sweden became refuge for Danes and Norwegians.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Bernhard Stefanus in household of Karl Knutsson Svensson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Bernhard Stefanns, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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