Peter Andersson

20 April 1824–5 October 1908 (Age 84)
Tving, Blekinge, Sweden

The Life of Peter

When Peter Andersson was born on 20 April 1824, in Tving, Blekinge, Sweden, his father, Anders Andersson, was 22 and his mother, Kjerstin Johnsdotter, was 25. He married Cecilia Gummesdotter on 26 April 1846, in Tving, Blekinge, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 5 October 1908, at the age of 84.

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Peter Andersson
Cecilia Gummesdotter
Marriage: 26 April 1846
Kjerstin Petersdotter
Kerstin Petersdotter/
Anders Petersson/

Spouse and Children

26 April 1846
Tving, Blekinge, Sweden



    Kerstin Petersdotter/


    Anders Petersson/


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 8

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 24

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

Age 28

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Petter Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"
  • Petter Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"
  • Petter Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"

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