Neils Nils Andersson Pehrsson

4 May 1836–1 July 1910 (Age 74)
Svedala, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Neils Nils

When Neils Nils Andersson Pehrsson was born on 4 May 1836, in Svedala, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Par Andersson, was 42 and his mother, Sissa Olsdotter, was 31. He married Hannah Pehrsson on 25 October 1862, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. He lived in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 1 July 1910, in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Neils Nils Andersson Pehrsson
Hannah Pehrsson
Marriage: 25 October 1862
Maria Ann Anderson
Emma Anderson
Neil Anderson
Sarah Jane Anderson
Harriet Elizabeth Anderson
Hannah Amanda Anderson
Ellen M Anderson
Laura Matilda Anderson
Maude Marinda Anderson

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  • Marriage
    25 October 1862West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 12
    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.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Notes in Carrol Bringhurst Gunn's papers

    Neil Anderson- Born May 4, 1836 in Malmohus Lan, Sweden Baptized August 1859 by James Rosengren Ordained a Priest in his native land of Sweden Emigrated to Utah in 1861 Ordained an Elder in Endowment …

    Sources (24)

    • Nils Anderson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Niels Anderson in entry for Emma Anderson Larson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Niel Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"

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