Sophia Maria Skrevelius

25 December 1819–25 April 1882 (Age 62)
Jämjö, Blekinge, Sweden

The Life Summary of Sophia Maria

When Sophia Maria Skrevelius was born on 25 December 1819, in Jämjö, Blekinge, Sweden, her father, Jöns Schrewelius Kamph, was 60 and her mother, Karin Lindstrom Svensdotter Skrevelius, was 39. She married Olof Petterson on 19 January 1839, in Jämjö, Blekinge, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 25 April 1882, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Truls John Olsson
Sophia Maria Skrevelius
Marriage: about 1844
Peter Olson
Inger Katrine Olsen
Johanna Trulsdotter
William Skrevelius Olsson
Hanna Maria Olsen
Peter Andreas Olsen
James Olson

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  • Marriage
    about 1844Blekinge, Sweden
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 13
    Göta Canal opened.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 17
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    From the Greek word meaning ‘wisdom’. The Eastern cult of St Sophia arose as a result of misinterpretation of the phrase Hagia Sophia ‘holy wisdom’ as if it meant ‘St Sophia’. The name became popular in England in the 17th and 18th centuries—the heroine of Fielding's novel Tom Jones ( 1749 ) is called Sophia Weston—and has been increasing in popularity since the 1990s. In Scotland it has been used as an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Beathag .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (33)

    • Sophia Skrevelus in entry for Caroline P. Andersen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1880 United States Federal Census
    • Soph. M. Schrevelius in entry for Olof Petersson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

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