Anders Johansson

16 November 1697–6 August 1773 (Age 75)
Sundbo, Vestanfors, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Anders

When Anders Johansson was born on 16 November 1697, in Sundbo, Vestanfors, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Johan Johansson Bergsman, was 32 and his mother, Elisabet Andersdotter, was 26. He married Cherstin Jacobsdotter on 24 January 1725, in Sundbo, Vestanfors, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 August 1773, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Sundbo, Vestanfors, Västmanland, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Anders Johansson
1697–1773
Cherstin Jacobsdotter
1702–1750
Marriage: 24 January 1725
Johan Andersson
1729–
Kerstin Andersdotter
1732–
Sara Andersson
1734–1779
Anders Andersson
1737–1777
Jacob Andersson
1742–

Spouse and Children

    Male1697–1773Male

    Cherstin Jacobsdotter

    Female1702–1750Female

MARRIAGE
24 January 1725
Sundbo, Vestanfors, Västmanland, Sweden
children

(5)

    Johan Andersson

    Male1729–Male

    Kerstin Andersdotter

    Female1732–Female

    Sara Andersson

    Female1734–1779Female

    Anders Andersson

    Male1737–1777Male

    Jacob Andersson

    Male1742–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Johan Johansson Bergsman

    Male1665–1709Male

    Elisabet Andersdotter

    Female1671–1762Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1697–1773Male

    Karen Johansdotter

    Female1701–Female

    Margareta Johansdotter

    Female1703–Female

    Johan Jansson

    Male1705–1791Male

    Sara Jansson

    Female1708–Female

World Events (4)

1698

Age 1

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 3

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.
1720

Age 23

Northern War occurred.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Johan, Scandinavian form of John .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anders, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Jeansson in entry for Sara Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Johansson in entry for Jacob Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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