Per Olsson

Male22 September 1833–

Brief Life History of Per

When Per Olsson was born on 22 September 1833, his father, Ola Pehrsson, was 31 and his mother, Sissa Astradsdotter, was 21. He married Kjersti Persdotter on 30 January 1847, in Södra Mellby, Albo, Kristianstad, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Önnestad, Kristianstad, Sweden in 1877 and Gumlösa, Göinge västra, Kristianstad, Sweden for about 23 years.

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Per Olsson
Hanna Andersdotter
Marriage: 16 October 1849
Elna Persdotter
Ola Persson/
Anders Persson
Nils Persson
Karna Persdotter/
Johanna Pehrsson
Ola Persson
Ola Persson/
Nils Persson
Inga Pehrsson
Elna Persdotter
Anna Persdotter
Kersti Persdotter
Nils Pehrsson
Anders Persson/
Inga Pehrsson

Sources (27)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Per Olsson - Church record: birth-name: Per Olasson
  • Per Olsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Per Olsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1849Nosaby, Villand, Kristianstad, Sweden
  • Children (16)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 15

    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 19

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 40

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Lennart, Sven, Nils, Erik, Mats, Per, Anders, Bjorn, Fredrik, Nels, Olle. German Hans, Kurt, Fritz, Ingeborg, Otto, Ute.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Ola, a short form of Olof, Swedish variant of Olaf (see Olafsen ), or a shortened form of the patronymic Olofsson (see Olofson ). Compare Ohlsson , Oleson , and Olson .

    German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

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