Maria Stina Olsson

Brief Life History of Maria Stina

When Maria Stina Olsson was born on 2 November 1823, in Jern, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Olof Andersson, was 35 and her mother, Anna Stina Olofsson, was 28. She married John Andersson on 1 April 1844, in Jern, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 22 August 1881, at the age of 57, and was buried in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Andersson
Maria Stina Olsson
Marriage: 1 April 1844
John Jacob Andersson
Alfred Andersson
Adolph Andersson
Matilda A Anderson
Anna Louisa Anderson

Sources (23)

  • Maria E Anderson in household of John Anderson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • 1823 Birth record for Maria Stina in Jarn,Alvsborg, Sweden
  • Maja Stina Anderson, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Göta Canal opened.


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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Lennart, Sven, Nils, Erik, Mats, Per, Anders, Bjorn, Fredrik, Nels, Olle. German Hans, Kurt, Fritz, Ingeborg, Otto, Ute.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Ola, a short form of Olof, Swedish variant of Olaf (see Olafsen ), or a shortened form of the patronymic Olofsson (see Olofson ). Compare Ohlsson , Oleson , and Olson .

German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

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