Pehr Andersson

Male18 February 1822–16 October 1906

Brief Life History of Pehr

When Pehr Andersson was born on 18 February 1822, in Norrvidinge, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Anders Persson, was 30 and his mother, Bengta Pehrsdotter, was 20. He married Anna Nielson on 23 November 1849. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 16 October 1906, in Saxtorp, Harjager, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 84.

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Pehr Andersson
Anna Nielson
Marriage: 23 November 1849
Anders Pehrsson
Cicilia Pehrsson
Botilla Pehrsson
Petter Pehrsson
Johanna Pehrsson
Cicilia Pehrsson

Sources (2)

  • Per Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"
  • Pehr Andersson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1849
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 10

    Göta Canal opened.

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 26

    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 30

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    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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