Maria Andreasdotter

15 January 1825–
Mosslanda, Skölvene, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Andreasdotter was born on 15 January 1825, in Mosslanda, Skölvene, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Andreas Pettersson, was 28 and her mother, Annicka Bryngelsdotter, was 27. She married Petter Bengtsson on 12 March 1852, in Mosslanda, Skölvene, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Petter Bengtsson
Maria Andreasdotter
Marriage: 12 March 1852
Anna Christina Pettersdotter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1852Mosslanda, Skölvene, Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    Göta Canal opened.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 23
    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.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 48
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

    Name Meaning

    A name derived from Mapia, one of the Greek forms of Miriam. Maria is found as a male name as well as a female name. Viscount Montague, of Cowdray, Sussex, who succeeded to the title as second viscount, was christened Anthony Maria Browne. In Camden's Remains (p. 44), referred to in Delicie Literarise, occurs Thomas Maria Wingfield; and there was also a Sir Edward Maria Wingfield. The name appears to have been adopted in the latter family from Mary, daughter of Henry VIII. Compare Notes and Queries 5th S. ii. 73, 316, 478. Marie is frequently found as a male name in France and in other parts of the Continent.

    Sources (6)

    • Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, birth and baptism for Maja daughter of Andreas Petterson and Annika Brygelsdtr 1825
    • Andreas Pettersson (1836-1843 Household Exam)
    • Andreas Pettersson (1827-1832 Household Exam)

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