Sigrid Johanna Tern

7 May 1891–
Furingstad, Östergötland, Sweden

The Life of Sigrid Johanna

When Sigrid Johanna Tern was born on 7 May 1891, in Furingstad, Östergötland, Sweden, her father, Karl Johan Tern, was 29 and her mother, Johanna Nilsdotter, was 26. She lived in Tingstad, Östergötland, Sweden for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Karl Johan Tern
1861–
Johanna Nilsdotter
1864–
Sigrid Johanna Tern
1891–
Erik Einar Tern
1893–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1897

Age 6

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.
1901

Age 10

First Nobel Prize awarded.
1939

Age 48

World War II began. Sweden neutral.

Name Meaning

German:1. possibly a habitational name from a place in Brandenburg or Schleswig-Holstein. 2. perhaps a nickname for a patient person, from Czech trepeti ‘to tolerate’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sigrid Johanna in household of Carl Johan Fern, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Sigrid Johanna in household of Karl Johan Fern, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Sigrid Johanna in household of Carl Johan Tern, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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