Pehr Pehrsson

Brief Life History of Pehr

When Pehr Pehrsson was born on 24 May 1738, in Naggen, Västernorrland, Sweden, his father, Pär Andersson, was 42 and his mother, Helena Jonsdotter, was 40. He married Emfred Pehrsdotter on 13 January 1767. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 16 December 1800, in his hometown, at the age of 62, and was buried in Torp, Västernorrland, Sweden.

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Pehr Pehrsson
Emfred Pehrsdotter
Marriage: 13 January 1767
Pehr Pehrsson
Karin Parsdotter
Jonas Parsson

Sources (11)

  • Pehr Ersson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Pehr Pehrsson in entry for Pehr, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Pehr Pehrsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

World Events (1)


In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lennart, Nels, Nils.

Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Pehrsson: patronymic from the personal name Pehr, vernacular shortened form of Peter . Compare Parson 3 and Person 1.

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

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