Olof Andersson

10 November 1667–29 January 1756 (Age 88)
Hällen, Uppsala, Sweden

The Life of Olof

Olof Andersson was born on 10 November 1667, in Hällen, Uppsala, Sweden. He married Kirstin Johansdotter on 5 November 1705, in Hållnäs, Uppsala, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He died on 29 January 1756, in Hållnäs, Uppsala, Sweden, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Olof Andersson
Kirstin Johansdotter
Marriage: 5 November 1705
Johan Olofsson
Anders Olofsson
Johan Olofsson
Erik Olofsson
Olof Olofsson

Spouse and Children

5 November 1705
Hållnäs, Uppsala, Sweden


World Events (5)


Age 18

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.

Age 31

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 33

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (2)

  • Olof Andersson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Olof Andersson - Church record: Death record or certificate: death: 29 January 1756; Hallnas, Uppsala, Sweden

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