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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Olof Olofsson
Catharina Johansdotter
Johan Olsson
Christina Olsdotter
Olof Olsson
Helena Olofsdotter
Catharina Olofsdotter

Sources (7)

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

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Siblings (5)

World Events (5)


Age 56

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


Age 61

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


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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