Johan Olsson

Male10 December 1753–

Brief Life History of Johan

When Johan Olsson was born on 10 December 1753, in Grytnäs, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Olof Olofsson, was 36 and his mother, Catharina Johansdotter, was 29. He lived in Nås, Kopparberg, Sweden in 1747 and Floda, Kopparberg, Sweden for about 1 years.

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Family Time Line

Olof Olofsson
1717–1790
Catharina Johansdotter
1724–1782
Johan Olsson
1753–
Christina Olsdotter
1756–
Olof Olsson
1758–1763
Helena Olofsdotter
1761–1837
Catharina Olofsdotter
1763–1769

Sources (7)

  • Olof Olsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Olof Olsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Olof Olsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (5)

World Events (5)

1809

Age 56

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

1814

Age 61

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

1832

Age 79

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Lennart, Sven, Nils, Erik, Mats, Per, Anders, Bjorn, Fredrik, Nels, Olle. German Hans, Kurt, Fritz, Ingeborg, Otto, Ute.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Ola, a short form of Olof, Swedish variant of Olaf (see Olafsen ), or a shortened form of the patronymic Olofsson (see Olofson ). Compare Ohlsson , Oleson , and Olson .

German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

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