Anders Torstensson

10 January 1833–12 October 1934 (Age 101)
Vinslöv, Skåne, Sweden

The Life of Anders

When Anders Torstensson was born on 10 January 1833, in Vinslöv, Skåne, Sweden, his father, Torsten Persson, was 42 and his mother, Pernilla Månsdotter, was 42. He died on 12 October 1934, in his hometown, at the age of 101.

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Family Time Line

Torsten Persson
1790–1871
Pernilla Månsdotter
1790–
Bengta Torstensdotter
1816–1902
Per Torstensson
1819–1871
Sissa Torstensdotter
1821–
Hanna Torstensdotter
1824–1893
Ola Torstensson
1827–1921
Sven Torstensson
1829–1915
Anna Torstensdotter
1833–1918
Anders Torstensson
1833–1934
Kerstin Torstensdotter
1835–1837

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World Events (8)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 15

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.
1852

Age 19

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 40

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: variant of T(h)orstensson ( see Thorstenson ).2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian Torstensen, cognate with 1.

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

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