Peter Brock

3 April 1782–29 July 1840 (Age 58)
Gustav Adolf, Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Brock was born on 3 April 1782, in Gustav Adolf, Kristianstad, 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 Gustav, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1782. He died on 29 July 1840, in Skurup, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Peter Brock
1782–1840
Anna Pehrsdotter
1781–
Marriage: 30 May 1804
Frederick Olof Brock
1805–1915
Lena Maria Brock
1806–1867
Brock
1808–1808
Carl Mattias Brock
1811–1812
Stillborn son Brock
1814–1814

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1804
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (3)

    1809
    Age 27
    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
    1814
    Age 32
    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
    1832
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Brockel
    Broich
    Brook
    Broxterman
    De 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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