Hedvig Olsdotter

Female29 August 1807–

Brief Life History of Hedvig

When Hedvig Olsdotter was born on 29 August 1807, in Billinge, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Ola Svenson, was 41 and her mother, Karstina Larsdotter, was 31. She married Nils Påhlsson on 13 April 1828, in Billinge, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters.

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Nils Påhlsson
Hedvig Olsdotter
Marriage: 13 April 1828
Catharina Nilsdotter
Pal Nilsson
Catharina Nilsdotter
Bengta Nilsdotter
Ola Nilsson
Nils Nilsson
Lars Nilsson

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1828Billinge, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

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


    Age 7

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 41

    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Hedwig ‘battle strife’ , borne by the young girl who is the central character in Henrik Ibsen's play The Wild Duck ( 1886 ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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