Peter Brock

Male3 April 1782–29 July 1840

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Brock was born on 3 April 1782, in Gustaf Adolf Helsingborg, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Mathias Brock, was 32 and his mother, Helena Maja Pettersson Von Der Luft, was 30. He married Anna Pehrsdotter on 30 May 1804. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Börringe, Svedala, Skåne, Sweden in 1782. He died on 29 July 1840, in Skurup, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 58.

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Peter Brock
Anna Pehrsdotter
Marriage: 30 May 1804
Frederick Olof Brock
Lena Maria Brock
Carl Mattias Brock
Stillborn son Brock

Sources (11)

  • Birth and Christening of Petter Brocks
  • Peter Brock, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Petter Brock in entry for Carl Mattias Pehrsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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  • Marriage
    30 May 1804
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (3)


    Age 27

    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


    Age 32

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 50

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook .

    English and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, from Middle English brok(ke) ‘badger’ (Old English brocc) and Danish brok (a word of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch, Cornish brogh, Irish broc). In the Middle Ages badgers were regarded as unpleasant creatures.

    Dutch and Flemish: from a personal name, a short form of Brockert .

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

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