Hans Olofsson

7 September 1744–
Hammar, Sweden

The Life of Hans

When Hans Olofsson was born on 7 September 1744, his father, Olof Nilsson, was 33 and his mother, Anna Lassesdotter, was 22. He married Elna Andersdotter on 19 July 1767. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Hans Olofsson
Elna Andersdotter
Marriage: 19 July 1767
Ola Hansson
Kirstina Hansdotter
Margreta Hansdotter

Spouse and Children

19 July 1767


    Ola Hansson


    Kirstina Hansdotter


    Margreta Hansdotter


Parents and Siblings



+15 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 65

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

Age 70

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 104

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

Respelling of Swedish Olofsson, equivalent of Olsen .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hans Olsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Hans Olsson in entry for Ola Hansson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Hans Olsson in entry for Kierstena Hansdotter, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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