Magnus Olsson

5 January 1840–
Västra Torsås, Kronoberg, Sweden

The Life of Magnus

When Magnus Olsson was born on 5 January 1840, in Västra Torsås, Kronoberg, Sweden, his father, Peter Larsson Åberg, was 36 and his mother, Kjerstin Eskilsdotter, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Peter Larsson Åberg
1803–1880
Kjerstin Eskilsdotter
1815–1893
Johannes
1836–
Magnus Olsson
1840–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 8

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.
1852

Age 12

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 33

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Magnus, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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