Anna Olasson

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Olasson was born on 6 August 1795, in Veberöd, Torna, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Ohla Andersson, was 39 and her mother, Kerstina Tufvesdatter, was 31. She married Anders Jönsson in 1806, in Hästveda, Östra Göinge, Kristianstad, Sweden. She lived in Västerstad, Färs, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1878. She died on 19 January 1884, at the age of 88.

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Anders Jönsson
Anna Olasson
Marriage: 12 October 1821
Boel Andersdotter
Anders Andersson
Kjerstina Andersdotter
Jöns Andersson

Sources (7)

  • Anna Olsdr. in household of Anders Jönsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Anna Olasdr in entry for Jons Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anna Olasdr in entry for Pernilla Andersdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

World Events (7)


Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels.

Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Olafsen or of its very rare Swedish cognate Olafsson.

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

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