Johannes Johansson Bassar

6 December 1794–
Korsholm, Vaasa, Finland

The Life of Johannes Johansson

When Johannes Johansson Bassar was born on 6 December 1794, in Korsholm, Vaasa, Finland, his father, Johan Eliasson, was 23 and his mother, Beata Israelsdotter, was 27. He married Maria Michelsdotter Hellman in 1817, in Finland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Johansson Bassar
1794–
Maria Michelsdotter Hellman
1797–1855
Marriage: 1817
Johan Johansson Båssar
1818–1818
Maria Beata Johansdotter Båssar
1821–1821
Simon Eric Johansson
1824–1824
Anna M. Johansson
1825–
Simon Eric Johansson
1827–
Gustaf Fredric Johansson
1828–
Maria Ulrica Johansson
1830–
Anna Lisa Johansdotter Bassar
1832–1907
Isak Wilh Johansson
1834–
Herman Johansson
1838–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1817
Finland
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johan Eliasson

    Male1771–Male

    Beata Israelsdotter

    Female1767–Female

siblings

(8)

    Elias Johansson

    Male1790–Male

    Male1794–Male

    Ulrica Johansson

    Female1796–Female

    Matts Johansson

    Male1797–Male

    Anna Maria Johansson

    Female1799–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1808

Age 14

Russian invasion of Sweden supported by Napoleon.
1809

Age 15

Sweden ceded Finland to Russia. Finland became Grand Duchy of Russia. State Council of Finns appointed. Finland enjoys limited autonomy.
1864

Age 70

Finnish peasants allowed to buy land.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Cassard, apparently a nickname for a clumsy person, from Old French casse(r) ‘to break’, with the addition of the pejorative suffix -ard.

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

Sources (3)

  • Johan Johss in entry for Gustaf Fredric Johansson, "Finland, Baptisms, 1657-1890"
  • Joh Johss in entry for Anna Lisa Johansson, "Finland, Baptisms, 1657-1890"
  • Johan Johss in entry for Maria Beata Johansson, "Finland, Baptisms, 1657-1890"

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