Petter Jansson

20 May 1756–
Södra Vastansjö, Grangärde, Dalarna, Sweden

The Life of Petter

When Petter Jansson was born on 20 May 1756, in Södra Vastansjö, Grangärde, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Johan Andersson, was 44 and his mother, Carin Erichsdotter, was 40. He married Cherstin Jansdotter in 1781. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Petter Jansson
1756–
Cherstin Jansdotter
1753–
Marriage: 1781
Catharina Persdotter
1782–
Stina Persdotter
1785–
Johan Persson
1787–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1781
Grangärde,Kopparberg,Sverige
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1809

Age 53

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 58

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 76

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ).2 Americanized spelling of Jansen .

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

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