Karin (Uhlin) Ohlsson migrated from Hälsingland, Sweden to Minnesota, USA.
Elisabeth Katrina and her twin, Ingeborg Katrina, were born on 12 July 1900 to Edla Uhlin, a single mother. Their father was Erik Rosén (listed as "Er Rosén the younger on birth record), b. 25 Aug 1864 in Söderhamn.
Their godparents were: Johan (a worker) and Hildur (his wife, b. in Wenlén) Styf from Söderhamn.
They were born at And[ers] Westin at Källvik (p. 452) and christened in Söderhamn on 5 Aug 1900. Anders Westin and his wife, Märta (born Blom) were also Godparents.
15 Sep Arvid and Karin leave Sweden from Gothenbourg, traveling on the ship Drottningholm. The original plan was for the two of them and their daughter, Gulli, to travel to the United States. They were able to obtain three visas for the travel; however, by the time the visas arrived, their son Karl Olof Gunnar had been born, and they were forced to leave Gulli behind with her grandparents. She was about 2-1/2 years old.; destination: New York
25 Sep Ten days after they left Gothenbourg, they arrive in New York.
Picture from [Arkiv Digital] of Göteborgs poliskammare (-1900) EIX:111 (1923-1923)
1930 Karin, Arvid and three of their children -- Gunnard, Alice and Dennis -- are living in Weller, Henry County, Illinois.
1940 Arvid and Karin are living in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. Gunnard is now 19 years old, and they have two more children: Alice (14) and Dennis (12).
36335 Ohlsson Per Arvid, svarvare, 11.5.(18)95,28,1,,1, Järvsö Gävl.,Bergvik, M:polis, MInnesota
↑ "New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JN63-6Z4 : accessed 9 October 2015), Per Arvid Ohlsson, 25 Sep 1923; citing departure port Gothenburg, Sweden, arrival port New York, ship name Drottningholm, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
↑ "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KWHT-M82 : 17 May 2014), Arvid Ohlsson, Ward 2, Galesburg, Galesburg Township, Knox, Illinois, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 48-10, sheet 61A, family 75, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 826.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Karin by comparing test results with other
carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: