Anders Andersson

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Andersson was born in 1765, in Odensjö, Kronoberg, Sweden, his father, Anders Jonsson, was 31 and his mother, Marta Bengtsdotter, was 27. He married Johanna Hansdotter on 20 April 1793, in Villstad, Jönköping, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Anders Andersson
Johanna Hansdotter
Marriage: 20 April 1793
Anna Brita Andersdotter
And. Andersson
Anders Andersson Kiel
Magnus Andersson
Magnus Andersson
Helena Andersdotter

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    World Events (6)


    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 Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

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

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