Johan Olsson

10 December 1753–
Grytnäs, Dalarna, Sweden

The Life 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

Parents and Siblings

    Male1717–1790Male

    Catharina Johansdotter

    Female1724–1782Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1753–Male

    Christina Olsdotter

    Female1756–Female

    Male1758–1763Male

    Female1761–1837Female

    Catharina Olofsdotter

    Female1763–1769Female

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

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Olaf ( see Olsen ).2 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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Sources (3)

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

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