Erik Gabriel Thorin

Male 1875 - 1905  (29 years)


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  • Name Erik Gabriel Thorin  [1
    Born 17 May 1875  Örby, Västra Götaland Län, Sverige Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1892  Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • May have met up Joseph Arvid upon arrival.
    Died 1905  Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • The timing of immigration and eventual arrival in Batavia, Illinois seems to match up with the time Joseph Arvid Thorin was working as a coachman in the same area. Most likely, Erik met up with Joseph when he arrived in America.
    Person ID I177  Thorin Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2014 

    Father Johannes Josefsson Thorin,   b. 15 Nov 1842, Håcksvik, Västra Götaland Län, Sverige Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1920, Örby, Västra Götaland Län, Sverige Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Lovisa Larsdotter,   b. 6 Feb 1841, Örsås, Västra Götaland, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1925, Örby, Västra Götaland Län, Sverige Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1868  [1
    • Maybe at Lund, Malmöhus, Sweden
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet

    Family Mathilda (“Tillie”) Anderson,   b. 1875, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962, Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1900  Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Louise Thorin,   b. 1902, Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1984, Tucson, Pima, Arizona, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Mary Erica Thorin,   b. 19 Mar 1905, Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1961  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F130  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 May 1875 - Örby, Västra Götaland Län, Sverige Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1892 - Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1900 - Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1905 - Batavia, Kane, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Thorin family census 1885
    Thorin family census 1885
    Johannes Josefsson Thorin family documented in Örby in its entirety around 1885.

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897, familysearch.org.

    2. [S61] Batavia Emigrants 4, illinoisancestors.org.

    3. [S40] An illustrated history of the counties of Rock and Pipestone, Minnesota, Arthur P. Rose, (Northern History Publishing Company, 1911).

    4. [S62] Eric G Thorin (1875 - 1905) - Find A Grave Memorial, findagrave.com.

    5. [S63] United States Census, 1900.

    6. [S119] Kane County, IL Marriages, genealogytrails.com.