Anders Persson

February 1674–1719 (Age 44)
Västerfärnebo, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Anders

Anders Persson was born in February 1674, in Västerfärnebo, Västmanland, Sweden. He married Brita Larsdotter on 13 October 1689, in Västerfärnebo, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1719, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Anders Persson
Brita Larsdotter
Marriage: 13 October 1689
Brita Anderssdotter
Pehr Andersson
Kerstin Andersdotter
Elin Andersdotter
Lars Andersson
Anna Andersdotter

Spouse and Children

13 October 1689
Västerfärnebo, Västmanland, Sweden


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World Events (3)


Age 11

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.

Age 24

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 26

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Pär, Per ( see Peter ). The name is also found in Germany.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anders Pehrsson in entry for Pehr Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Parsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Pehrsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

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