Elsa Andersson

Female30 March 1804–23 June 1880

Brief Life History of Elsa

When Elsa Andersson was born on 30 March 1804, in Vedby, Kristianstad, Sweden, her father, Anders Bengtsson, was 50 and her mother, Kerstin Johsson, was 38. She married Anders Nilsson on 5 July 1823. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 23 June 1880, in Vedby, Kristianstad, Sweden, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Anders Nilsson
Elsa Andersson
Marriage: 5 July 1823
Per Andersson
Anna Andersson
Christina Andersson
Nils Andersson
Asserina Anderson
Nils Andersson
Gustava Andersson

Sources (15)

  • Elsie Andersen in entry for Assenna Greco, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Else Andersdr in entry for Anders Nilsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Elsa Andersdtr. in household of Anders Nilsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1823
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (6)


    Age 5

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


    Age 10

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 28

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.

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

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

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

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