Maria Kristina Andersson

Female4 December 1837–30 March 1920

Brief Life History of Maria Kristina

When Maria Kristina Andersson was born on 4 December 1837, in Örby, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Anders Larsson Alm, was 21 and her mother, Johanna Ericsson, was 18. She married Andreas Jacobson on 7 July 1855, in Örby, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Örgryte, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden in 1885 and Fässberg, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden for about 22 years. She died on 30 March 1920, in Mölndal, Fässberg, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Jacobson
Maria Kristina Andersson
Marriage: 7 July 1855
Johanna Christina Andreasson
Augusta Andreason
Johan Jacobson
August Jacobson
Alfred Jacobson
Alma Jacobson
Gustaf Jacobson
Ernest Valdemar Jacobson
Alma Teresia Anderson
Ernst Hjalmar
Carl Johan

Sources (13)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Kristina Andersson - Individual or family possessions: birth: 4 December 1837; Orby, Alvsborg, Sweden
  • Maria Kristina Andersd:er Alen in household of Andreas Jakobsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Maria Kristina Andersd Alin in household of Andreas Jakobsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 July 1855Örby, Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (7)

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 11

    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.


    Age 15

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 36

    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

    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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