Sven Svensson

29 September 1809–9 April 1862 (Age 52)
Putsered, Halland, Sweden

The Life of Sven

When Sven Svensson was born on 29 September 1809, in Putsered, Halland, Sweden, his father, Sven Ivarsson, was 38 and his mother, Boel Pålsdotter, was 32. He married Elsa Pehrsdotter on 30 March 1833, in Knäred, Halland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 April 1862, in Putsered, Halland, Sweden, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Sven Svensson
1809–1862
Elsa Pehrsdotter
1813–1846
Marriage: 30 March 1833
Unknown
1834–
Sven Svensson
1836–
Stina
1838–1841
Bothilia Svensdotter
1841–
Bothilda
1841–
Bengt Svensson
1841–
Stina Svensdotter
1843–1912

Spouse and Children

    Male1809–1862Male

    Elsa Pehrsdotter

    Female1813–1846Female

MARRIAGE
30 March 1833
Knäred, Halland, Sweden
children

(7)

    Unknown

    Male1834–Male

    Sven Svensson

    Male1836–Male

    Stina

    Female1838–1841Female

    Bothilia Svensdotter

    Female1841–Female

    Bothilda

    Female1841–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Sven Ivarsson

    Male1771–1823Male

    Female1777–1811Female

siblings

(8)

    Kjerstin Svensdotter

    Female1802–1861Female

    Johannes Svensson

    Male1804–1841Male

    Johannes Svensdotter

    Female1804–Female

    Christina Svensdotter

    Female1807–Female

    Male1809–1862Male

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1814

Age 5

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 23

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 39

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

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sven Svensson in entry for Stina Svensdotter, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"
  • Sven Svensson in entry for <Unknown>, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"
  • Sven Svensson in entry for Stina Svensdotter, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"

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