Ake Samuelsson

Male15 January 1803–11 September 1854

Brief Life History of Ake

When Ake Samuelsson was born on 15 January 1803, in Huaröd, Gärd, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Samuel Torkelsson, was 30 and his mother, Elna Akesson, was 41. He married Cherstina Larsdotter on 18 February 1831. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 11 September 1854, in his hometown, at the age of 51, and was buried in Huaröd, Gärd, Kristianstad, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Ake Samuelsson
Cherstina Larsdotter
Marriage: 18 February 1831
Per Aakesson
Elna Akesdotter
Anna Akesdotter
Hanna Akesdotter
Hanna Åkesdotter

Sources (13)

  • Ake Samuelsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Ake Samuelsson in entry for Johan Mansson and Elna Akesdr, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Akes Samuelsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1831
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (5)


    Age 6

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


    Age 11

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 29

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Samuel + -son. This form has also absorbed Jewish variant Samuelsohn and cognates from other languages (see below).

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Samuelsson: patronymic from the personal name Samuel .

    Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Samuelsen , a cognate of 2 above.

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

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