Olof Andersson

Male1 July 1810–20 March 1887

Brief Life History of Olof

Olof Andersson was born on 1 July 1810, in Landa, Älvsborg, Sweden as the son of Anders Olofsson and Cathrina Andersson. He married Katrina Andersdotter on 6 January 1833, in Landa, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 20 March 1887, in Bråttensby, Älvsborg, Sweden, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Olof Andersson
1810–1887
Katrina Andersdotter
1799–1881
Marriage: 6 January 1833
Christina Olofsdotter born Persson
1824–
Johannes Olofsson
1834–1834

Sources (6)

  • Olof Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Olof Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6S57-TTM?cc=1978773&wc=Q69G-XCV%3A261032401%2C260087002%2C261070801

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 January 1833Landa, Älvsborg, Sweden
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (6)

    1814

    Age 4

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    1832

    Age 22

    Göta Canal opened.

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 38

    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.

    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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