Kjerstina Larsdotter

24 February 1814–2 November 1874 (Age 60)
Skårby, Ljunit, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Kjerstina

When Kjerstina Larsdotter was born on 24 February 1814, in Skårby, Ljunit, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Lars Trulsson, was 50 and her mother, Sissa Jonsdotter, was 44. She married Nils Pehrsson on 28 December 1838, in Skårby, Ljunit, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 November 1874, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nils Pehrsson
Kjerstina Larsdotter
Marriage: 28 December 1838
Pehr Nilsson
Sissa Nilsdotter
Louis Nielson Peterson
Karna or Caroline Nilsdotter
Kerstina Nilsdotter
Jöns Nilsson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1838Skårby, Ljunit, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    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. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 6
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 16
    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.

    Story Highlight

    Sissa Parson History

    SISSA (CECILIA) PARSON (or Scelia as she was called by her husband, Amasa Potter) “On May 30, 1841 was born and on June 2 was christened Sissa the daughter of Nils Pehrsson (a farmer and leaseholder …

    Sources (40)

    • Chasta Parson in household of Cecelia Potter, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Birth. Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159381-249532-39
    • Kerstina Larsdr in entry for Nils Pehrsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

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