Bror Gunnar Eugen Törne

Brief Life History of Bror Gunnar Eugen

When Bror Gunnar Eugen Törne was born on 18 September 1901, in Hubbo, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Gustaf Rikard Törne, was 27 and his mother, Jenny Josefina Pettersson, was 25. He married Anna Eugenia Grufman on 26 September 1932, in Västanfors, Västmanland, Sweden. He lived in Enköping, Uppsala, Sweden in 1910 and Västanfors, Västmanland, Sweden in 1912. He died on 19 December 1975, in Sundbyberg, Stockholm, Sweden, at the age of 74.

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Bror Gunnar Eugen Törne
Anna Eugenia Grufman
Marriage: 26 September 1932

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  • Birth Record for Bror Gunnar Eugen Törne
  • Death Record for Bror Gunnar Eugen Törne
  • Bror Gunnar Eugen in household of Gustaf Rikard Törne, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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World Events (8)


Union of Norway and Sweden dissolved.

1906 · Orthography Reform

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.

1921 · Capital Punishment Abolished

Sweden abolished capital punishment for all crimes committed during peacetime on June 30, 1921.

Name Meaning

English (mainly southern): variant of Thorn 1.

Irish: adopted for various Irish names containing an element meaning ‘thorn’. Compare Thornton .

Swedish (mainly Thörne): ornamental or perhaps topographic name from törne ‘rose bush’ or thorn, an ornamental spelling of torn ‘thorn bush’.

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

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