Anders Pedersson

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Pedersson was born in 1669, in Västanfors, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Peder Hansson, was 40 and his mother, Anna Pedersdotter, was 40. He married Brita Larsdotter on 13 October 1689, in Västerfärnebo, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1719, at the age of 50.

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Anders Pedersson
Brita Larsdotter
Marriage: 13 October 1689
Per Andersson
Kerstin Andersdotter
Elin Andersdotter
Lars Andersson
Anna Andersdotter
Sara Andersdotter
Margareta Andersdotter

Sources (7)

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

World Events (3)


King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.


King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.

1700 · The Great Northern War

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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Hjalmer, Obert, Ove, Hilmer, Iver, Knud, Lars, Selmer, Alf, Anders.

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Pedersen or of the Swedish cognate Pedersson.

English: variant of Peterson .

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

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