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.
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 .