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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Family Time Line

Nils Abrahamsson
1798–1855
Maria Pehrsdotter
1805–
Marriage: 24 October 1824
Per Abraham Nilsson
1824–1842
Brita Caisa Nilsdotter
1827–1890
Pehr Abraham Nilsson
1828–1828
Anna Maria 'Maja' Nilsdotter
1835–1900
Nils Nilsson
1838–1840
Olof Nilsson
1841–1841
Sara Christina Nilsdotter
1845–
Märta Greta Nilsdotter
1847–1925

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)

1809

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

1814

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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