Anders Westergren

29 June 1856–31 March 1934 (Age 77)
Qvistofta, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Anders

When Anders Westergren was born on 29 June 1856, in Qvistofta, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Westergren, was 40 and his mother, Karna Tuvesdotter, was 37. He married Lovisa Persson on 20 October 1883, in Helsingborg, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Fjärestad, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1891 and Copenhagen, Denmark in 1901. He died on 31 March 1934, in Raus, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Anders Westergren
Lovisa Persson
Marriage: 20 October 1883
Paulina Westergren
Selma Nathalia Westergren
Carl Gustaf Adolf Westergren

Spouse and Children


    Lovisa Persson


20 October 1883
Helsingborg, Malmöhus, Sweden


    Paulina Westergren


    Selma Nathalia Westergren


    Carl Gustaf Adolf Westergren


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 3

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 17

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 28

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements väster ‘western’ + gren ‘branch’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Westergren in household of Niels Vilhlm Kastrup, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Anders Westergren, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Anders Matergren, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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