John Abrahamsson

13 September 1815–20 October 1896 (Age 81)
Kviinge, Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life Summary of John

When John Abrahamsson was born on 13 September 1815, in Kviinge, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Abraham Åkesson, was 38 and his mother, Ingrid Jonsdotter, was 37. He married Ingar Pehrsdotter on 2 April 1841, in Hästveda, Kristianstad, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Stoby, Kristianstad, Sweden for about 13 years and Vankiva, Kristianstad, Sweden in 1893. He died on 20 October 1896, at the age of 81.

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John Abrahamsson
Ingar Pehrsdotter
Marriage: 2 April 1841
Abraham Johnsson
Johanna Johnsdotter
Abraham Johnsson
Per Johnsson
Nils Johnsson
Jöns Johnsson
John Johnsson
Sven Johnsson
Bengta Johnsdotter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1841Hästveda, Kristianstad, Sweden
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    World Events (5)

    Age 17
    Göta Canal opened.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 33
    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 37
    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aagot, Algot, Anders, Eskil, Lars, Thora.Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Abrahamsson: patronymic from the personal name Abraham .Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Abrahamsen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • John Abrahamsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
    • John Abrahamsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
    • John Abrahamsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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