Anders Peterson

14 June 1808–20 September 1875 (Age 67)
Sankt Ibb, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Anders

When Anders Peterson was born on 14 June 1808, in Sankt Ibb, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Pehr Hansson, was 41 and his mother, Bengta Jönsdotter, was 28. He married Marna Andersdotter on 5 June 1835, in Tryde, Kristianstad, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 20 September 1875, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Peterson
Marna Andersdotter
Marriage: 5 June 1835
Magnus Floren Peterson Rosenberg
Johanna Lovisa Petersson
Andrew A Peterson
Anna Peterson
Christina Peterson
Johannes Andersson Peterson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1835Tryde, Kristianstad, Sweden
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 22
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and German: patronymic from the personal name Peter . In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates and their derivatives from other languages, e.g. Norwegian and Danish Pedersen and Pettersen and their Swedish cognates (see 2 below), Polish Piotrowicz , Slovenian Petrič, Petrovčič, and Petrovič (see Petric , Petrovic ).Americanized form (and a less common Swedish variant) of Swedish Petersson, a cognate of 1 above, and also of its variant Pettersson . Compare 1 above.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Peterson/Andersdtr, 2 pp, by B. Harker, gt gndson (2016).

    The Anders Peterson family, converts to the Church, belonged to the Skonaback Branch, the earliest organized in Sweden. Anders worked as a farmer and gardener or landscape artist. Anders was born 14 …

    Sources (46)

    • Andrew Peterson, in Anna Christofferson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Anders petersson, "Birth and Christening Record, Sankt Ibb (1772-1838)
    • Andrew Peterson in household of Andrew Peterson, "United States Census, 1870"

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