Fredrick Henning

Male1739–3 August 1814

Brief Life History of Fredrick

Fredrick Henning was born in 1739. He had at least 2 daughters with Karna Nilsdotter. He died on 3 August 1814, in Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 75, and was buried in Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Fredrick Henning
Karna Nilsdotter
Bengta Fredriksson
Anna Christina Dahl

Sources (3)

  • Friedrich Henning in entry for Christina Fredriksson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Friedrich Henningsson in entry for Bengta Fredriksson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Fredrick Henning - Church record: burial: 7 August 1814; Malmohus, Sweden

Spouse and Children

Children (2)

World Events (3)


Age 4

In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.


Age 70

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


Age 75

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

German and Danish: from a pet form of the personal name Hans or Heinrich . This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Johannes (see John ) or Hendrick (see Henry ).

English: perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English personal name Henning, possibly a pet form of Old English Hēahnōth (from hēah ‘high, noble’ + nōth ‘daring’) by means of a short form Henn(a) + the hypocoristic suffix -ing.

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

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