Peter Brock

3 April 1782–29 July 1840 (Age 58)
Gustafs, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Peter

When Peter Brock was born on 3 April 1782, in Gustafs, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Mathias Brock, was 31 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, Malmöhus, 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

Spouse and Children

30 May 1804
V Nobbelhov, Malmohus, Sweden


Parents and Siblings



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

1 English, Scottish, and North German: variant of Brook .2 English, Scottish, and Scandinavian: nickname for a person supposedly resembling a badger, Middle English broc(k) (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.3 English: nickname from Old French broque, brock ‘young stag’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Peter Brock, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Household clerical for the family of Peter Brock and mother Lena Maria 1813-1818
  • Birth of Lena Maja

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