Johannes Hedman

Male20 February 1842–

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Hedman was born on 20 February 1842, in Gusbo, Gävleborg, Sweden, his father, Lars Olsson, was 24 and his mother, Greta Forstadius, was 22. He married Margreta Eng on 10 November 1872, in Skog, Gävleborg, Sweden. He lived in Hanebo, Gävleborg, Sweden in 1876.

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Johannes Hedman
Anna Carlsdotter
Marriage: 1874
Anna Marguerite Hedman
Helena Lingblom
Karl Olof Lingblom
Erik Lingblom
Amanda Lingblom

Sources (5)

  • Johan Hedman, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Johan Hedman, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Johanes Hedman in entry for Anna Marguerita Johnson, "Utah Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1874Skog, Gävleborg, Sweden
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 6

    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.


    Age 10

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 31

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Britt, Egil, Lars, Lennart.

    Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements hed ‘heath, moor’ + man ‘man’.

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

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