Olof Svensson

Brief Life History of Olof

When Olof Svensson was born on 11 November 1782, in Ekeby, Örebro, Sweden, his father, Sven Andersson, was 51 and his mother, Stina Olufsdotter, was 53. He married Stina Andersdotter on 30 December 1808, in Locketorp, Skaraborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 17 December 1863, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Olof Svensson
Stina Andersdotter
Marriage: 30 December 1808
Jonas Olofsson
Maria Olofsdotter
Sven Olofsson
Anders Olofsson
Caijsa Olofsdotter
Stina Olofsdotter
Ingrid Olofsdotter
Elanora Christina Soffia Olofsdotter
Johanna Olofsdotter

Sources (2)

  • Marriage Record Olof Svensson and Stina Andersdotter 30 December 1808
  • Household Record of Olof Svensson and Stina Andersdotter- Ovre Kjellsater, Locketorp, Skaraborg

World Events (5)


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


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Erik, Lennart, Sven, Ejnar, Johan, Bent, Bjorn, Gunn, Holger, Mats. German Ernst, Kurt, Markus, Otto.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy, servant’. It is also found in Denmark, northern Germany, and Norway. Compare Svenson , Swainson , Swanson , Swenson , Swensson , and Swinson .

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

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