Maria Andreasdotter

Female15 January 1825–

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

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)
  • Maja Andreasdotter (Birth and Christening)

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1852Mosslanda, Skölvene, Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    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

    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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