Johannes Andersson

Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Andersson was born in 1826, in Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Anders Bryngelsson, was 39 and his mother, Caisa Larsdotter, was 25. He married Lisa Maja Eriksdotter about 1849, in Holm, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Johannes Andersson
Lisa Maja Eriksdotter
Marriage: about 1849
Jan Petter Johannesson
Alfred Johannesson
Britta Stina Johannesdotter
Vilhelmina Johannesdotter
Fredrika Johannesdotter

Spouse & Children

about 1849
Holm, Älvsborg, Sweden


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 22

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.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 47

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

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Johannes Andersson in entry for Brita Stina, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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