Maria Andersdotter

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Andersdotter was born on 3 September 1780, in Hofva, Skaraborg, Sweden, her father, Anders Larsson, was 41 and her mother, Maria Nilsdotter, was 28. She married Bengt Hendricksson on 8 September 1805, in Fredsberg, Skaraborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 25 April 1850, in Bålerud, Elgarås, Skaraborg, Sweden, at the age of 69, and was buried in Elgarås, Skaraborg, Sweden.

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Bengt Hendricksson
Maria Andersdotter
Marriage: 8 September 1805
Andreas Bengtsson
Stina Bengtsdotter
Johannes Bengtsson
Maria Bengtsdotter
Erik Bengtson

Sources (16)

  • Maria Bengtsdotter Birth & Christening in Gårdsjö, Hova, Skaraborg, Sweden, 1815.
  • Bengt Hindriksson & Maria Andersdotter Marriage in Månsarud, Fredsbergs, Skaraborg, Sweden, 1805.
  • Maria Andersdotter Death & Burial in Älgarås, Skaraborg, Sweden, 1850.

World Events (4)


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


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


Göta Canal opened.

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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