Olof Hansson

Male18 February 1737–1 September 1794

Brief Life History of Olof

When Olof Hansson was born on 18 February 1737, in Norberg, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Hans Pehrsson, was 42 and his mother, Kerstin Mattsdotter, was 39. He married Caisa Mattsdotter on 12 February 1765, in Grytnäs, Dalarna, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 1 September 1794, in Grytnäs, Kopparberg, Sweden, at the age of 57, and was buried in Grytnäs, Kopparberg, Sweden.

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Olof Hansson
Caisa Mattsdotter
Marriage: 12 February 1765
Anders Olofsson
Hans Olofsson

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  • Olof Hansson, "Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1628-1860"
  • Olof Hansson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Alice's verified sources and notes

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    12 February 1765Grytnäs, Kopparberg, Sweden
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    Age 6

    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Erik, Niels, Elof, Gudrun, Jarl, Lennart, Mats, Niklas, Per, Sten. Dutch Henrik. German Hans, Elfriede, Kurt.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German Hanssen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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