Peter Andersson

20 February 1809–11 February 1873 (Age 64)
Fridlevstad, Blekinge, Sweden

The Life of Peter

When Peter Andersson was born on 20 February 1809, in Fridlevstad, Blekinge, Sweden, his father, Anders Pehrsson, was 32 and his mother, Kerstin Andersdotter, was 26. He married Elsa Nilsdotter on 18 March 1832, in Fridlevstad, Blekinge, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 11 February 1873, in Tving, Blekinge, Sweden, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Peter Andersson
Elsa Nilsdotter
Marriage: 18 March 1832
Nils Petersson
Johannes Petersson
Anna Maria Petersdotter
Kerstin Petersdotter
Johannes Petersson

Spouse and Children

18 March 1832
Fridlevstad, Blekinge, Sweden


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)


Age 5

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Age 23

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 39

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.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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