Johannes Björkelund

24 November 1849–
Råby, Hörby, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Björkelund was born on 24 November 1849, in Råby, Hörby, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Håkan Björkelund, was 38 and his mother, Hanna Svensdotter, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Håkan Björkelund
1811–1862
Hanna Svensdotter
1816–1853
Maria Björkelund
1836–1914
Carolina Björkelund
1838–1922
Sone Björkelund
1841–
Johannes Håkansson
1843–1847
Johannes Björkelund
1849–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1811–1862Male

    Hanna Svensdotter

    Female1816–1853Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1852

Age 3

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 24

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 35

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Björklund) and Norwegian (Bjørklund): habitational name from any of the many farms named with the words björk ‘birch’ + lund ‘grove’. The Swedish name can also be of ornamental origin.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Johannes Håkansson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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