Birth Name: Petra Linnea Paula Marklund
Place of Birth: Älta, Nacka Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden
Date of Birth: 12 September, 1984
*father – Swedish
*mother – Slovenian
Petra Marklund, also known by her previous stage name September, is a Swedish singer and songwriter.
Her father, Tage Göran Marklund, is Swedish, from Brännkyrka, Stockholm. Her mother, Neda (Hristov), is Slovenian. Petra has two children with her partner Niklas Erik Bergwall.
Petra’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her ninth great-grandfather, Olof Nilsson.
Petra’s paternal grandfather was Per Tage Marklund (the son of Gustaf Arvid Marklund and Anna Regina Lundmark). Per Tage was born in Skellefteå, Västerbotten. Gustaf was the son of Per Anton Andersson Marklund and Anna Fredrika Vikström. Anna Regina was the daughter of Erik Olofsson Lundmark and Margareta Karolina Vikström.
Petra’s paternal grandmother is Elsie Inga Maria Andersson (the daughter of Josef Arvid Andersson and Rut Josefina Bergman). Elsie was born in Knutby, Uppsala. Josef was the son of Johan Andersson and Maria Christina Jansdotter. Rut was the daughter of Karl Albert Bergman and Emma Josefina Ersdotter.
Source: Genealogy of Petra Marklund (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
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