Christena Johanson

Brief Life History of Christena

Christena Johanson was born on 22 January 1843, in Vedum, Skaraborg, Sweden. She died on 9 February 1937, at the age of 94.

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  • Kristena Johanssion in entry for Johanna Andersen, "Idaho, Southeast Counties Obituaries, 1864-2007"

World Events (3)

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.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Sven, Lars, Anders, Helmer, Mats, Alf, Alvar, Astrid, Einer, Eskil, Fritjof. German Kurt, Gerhard, Otto, Fritz.

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Johansson . This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian, Danish, and North German cognate Johansen . Compare Johnson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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