Pehr Pehrson

28 September 1817–2 August 1899 (Age 81)
Nefvishög, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Pehr

When Pehr Pehrson was born on 28 September 1817, in Nefvishög, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Pehr Larsson, was 29 and his mother, Elna Hansdotter, was 26. He married Anna Nilsdr on 26 June 1846, in Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 2 August 1899, in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pehr Pehrson
Anna Nelson
Marriage: 26 June 1846
Ellen Butler
Karna Butler
Caroline Butler
Etta Anna Butler

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1846Skifvarp, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    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. 
    Age 15
    Göta Canal opened.
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lennart, Nels, Nils.Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Pehrsson: patronymic from the personal name Pehr, vernacular shortened form of Peter . Compare Parson 3 and Person 1.

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

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    Peter Butler

    PETER BUTLER (PEHR PEHRSON BOTLER) Pehr Pehrson is the son of Pehr Larson and Elna Hansdotter. He was born on September 28, 1817 in Torreberge, Malmohus Co., Sweden. He had four sisters and two brot …

    Sources (18)

    • Peter Butler, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Peter Butler in entry for Caroline Butler Johnson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Peter Butler, "United States Census, 1880"

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