Maria Elisabeth Sandell

Brief Life History of Maria Elisabeth

When Maria Elisabeth Sandell was born on 5 June 1900, in Höj, Harjager, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Pehr Christensson Sandell, was 41 and her mother, Mathilda Hansdotter, was 43. She married Peter Andreas Petersen Casper in Copenhagen, København, Denmark. She lived in Keflinge, Harjager, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1904.

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Peter Andreas Petersen Casper
Maria Elisabeth Sandell

Sources (5)

  • Maria Elisabeth Sandell, "Denmark, Copenhagen City, Civil Marriages, 1739-1964, Index 1877-1964"
  • Maria Elisabeth in household of Per Sundell, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Maria Elisabeth in household of Per Sandell, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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World Events (8)


First Nobel Prize awarded.


Union of Norway and Sweden dissolved.


World War II began. Sweden neutral.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Anders, Thor.

Swedish: ornamental name from sand ‘sand’ + the suffix -ell, a derivative of the Latin adjectival ending -elius. The original humanistic form of the surname, Sandelius, is still common in Sweden.

English: from Middle English sand ‘sand’ + hil(le), hul(le) ‘hill’ or helde, hilde, hulde ‘slope’. The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived on or near a sandy hill or sandy slope, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Sandhill, in Worth (Sussex) or Sandhill, in East Grinstead (Sussex).

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

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