Per Christensson

5 May 1776–19 August 1847 (Age 71)
Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life of Per

When Per Christensson was born on 5 May 1776, in Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Christen Andersson, was 35 and his mother, Christina Persdotter, was 26. He married Mejtell Olafsdotter on 2 December 1796, in Hästveda, Kristianstad, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 19 August 1847, in Hästveda, Kristianstad, Sweden, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Per Christensson
1776–1847
Mejtell Olafsdotter
1765–
Marriage: 2 December 1796
Sissa Pehrsdotter
1797–
Pernilla Pehrsdotter
1801–
Pernilla Pehrsdotter
1802–
Sven PehrssON
1804–

Spouse and Children

    Male1776–1847Male

    Mejtell Olafsdotter

    Female1765–Female

MARRIAGE
2 December 1796
Hästveda, Kristianstad, Sweden
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Andersson

    Male1740–Male

    Christina Persdotter

    Female1750–Female

siblings

(3)

    Bengt Christensson

    Male1774–Male

    Male1776–1847Male

    Anna

    Female1780–Female

World Events (3)

1809

Age 33

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 38

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 56

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Christen . Compare Christianson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Pehr Christensson in entry for Sven Pehrsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Per Christensson in entry for Sissa Persdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Hastveda HHF 1;010

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