Andreas Andersson

Brief Life History of Andreas

When Andreas Andersson was born on 26 March 1817, in Undenäs, Skaraborg, Sweden, his father, Anders Andersson, was 49 and his mother, Maja Larsdotter, was 43. He married Stina Caisa Andersdotter on 30 December 1839, in Undenäs, Skaraborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He immigrated to Castle Garden, Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 10 May 1899, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Andreas Andersson
Stina Caisa Andersdotter
Marriage: 30 December 1839
Andreas John Anderson

Sources (31)

  • Possible birth record of Anders Andersson Undenäs (R) C:5 (1798-1825) Image: 105 Page: 205
  • Anders Persson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Andries Anderson, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1818 · First Public Land Auction in Michigan

On July 6, 1818, the first public land auction was held in the center of Detroit. The average price, per acre, was around four dollars.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historical Boundaries: 1840: Buchanan, Missouri , United States

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.

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

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

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

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