John Andreason

Male28 February 1818–10 October 1895

Brief Life History of John

When John Andreason was born on 28 February 1818, in Oslo, Norway, his father, Andres Abrahamsen, was 40 and his mother, Johanne Marie Hansdatter, was 18. He married Karren Johansdatter on 28 November 1848, in Oslo, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 10 October 1895, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Andreason
Karren Johansdatter
Marriage: 28 November 1848
Amelia Karren Andreason
John Andreason
Joseph Andreason
Rachel Andreason
Hyrum Andreason

Sources (29)

  • John Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John Andreason in entry for Joseph Andreason, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • John Anderson, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1848Oslo, Norway
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1825 · Sloopers

    Age 7

    First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.


    Age 28

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Andreassen or Andreasen and of the Swedish cognate Andreasson. This form of the surname is also found in Sweden, but it is very rare there.

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

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    Mary Elizabeth Andreason Shelley Life Story

    MARY ELIZABETH ANDREASON SHELLEY Mary Elizabeth Andreason, was born April 5, 1888, the fourth of nine children of Joseph and Eunice Jemima Flanders Andreason. She was born in a house that Joseph Andr …

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