When Anna Johansdotter was born on 9 September 1750, in När, Gotland, Sweden, her father, Johan Johansson, was 37 and her mother, Anna Jonsdotter, was 33. She married Nils Johansson on 20 November 1771, in Lau, Gotland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters.
variant of Anne , in common use as a given name in most European languages. Among people with a classical education, it has from time to time been associated with Virgil's Aeneid, where it is borne by the sister of Dido , Queen of Carthage. This Phoenician name may ultimately be of Semitic origin, and thus related to the biblical Anne. However, the connection, if it exists, is indirect rather than direct.