Pehr Andersson

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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (14)

  • Per Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"
  • Trää 3, Norrvidinge parish, Malmöhus, Household Examination Book 1835-1840, Anders Pehrsson and Bengta Pehrsdotter, with sons Pehr, Jons, and Nils, and daughters Böel, Olu, Pernilla, Inar, and Hanna
  • Trää 3, Norrvidinge, Malmöhus, Household Examination Book 1834, Anders Pehrsson and Bengta Pehrsdotter, with sons Pehr, Jöns, and Nils, and daughters Böel, Olu, and Pernilla

World Events (7)


Göta Canal opened.

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.


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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