Maria Pehrsdotter

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Pehrsdotter was born in 1805, in Själevad, Västernorrland, Sweden, her father, Pehr Olofsson, was 27 and her mother, Maria Pehrsdotter, was 30. She married Nils Abrahamsson on 24 October 1824, in Själevad, Västernorrland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in her hometown.

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Nils Abrahamsson
Maria Pehrsdotter
Marriage: 24 October 1824
Per Abraham Nilsson
Brita Caisa Nilsdotter
Pehr Abraham Nilsson
Anna Maria 'Maja' Nilsdotter
Nils Nilsson
Olof Nilsson
Sara Christina Nilsdotter
Märta Greta Nilsdotter

Sources (14)

  • Maria Persdr in entry for Nils Abramsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Maria Persdr in entry for Per Abraham, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Maria Pehrsdr in entry for Anna Maja Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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World Events (8)


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


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

1848 · The March Unrest

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.

Name Meaning

Short form of Maria , of German origin but now also moderately popular in the English-speaking world.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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