Pehr Olsson

27 September 1776–14 June 1830 (Age 53)
Bosarp, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Pehr

When Pehr Olsson was born on 27 September 1776, in Bosarp, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Ohla Christensson, was 33 and his mother, Elna Pehrsdatter, was 20. He married Anna Catrina Svensdotter on 16 February 1817. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 14 June 1830, in his hometown, at the age of 53, and was buried in Bosarp, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Pehr Olsson
Anna Catrina Svensdotter
Marriage: 16 February 1817
Hanna Pehrsson
Elna Pehrsson
Hanna Pehrsson
Olaf Pehrsson
Brita Pehrsdotter
Anders Pehrsson
Anna Pehrsson

Spouse and Children

16 February 1817


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World Events (2)


Age 33

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.

Age 38

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Olaf ( see Olsen ).2 German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Pehr Olsson in entry for Anna Pehrsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Pehr Olsson in entry for Anna Pehrsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Pehr Olsson in entry for Olof Pehrsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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