Nils Peter Johannesson

31 January 1840–
Hamneda, Kronoberg, Sweden

The Life of Nils Peter

When Nils Peter Johannesson was born on 31 January 1840, in Hamneda, Kronoberg, Sweden, his father, Johannes Nilsson, was 45 and his mother, Cathrina Arvidsdotter, was 34. He married Lovisa Josefsdr. on 23 September 1871. He lived in Stengårdshult, Jönköping, Sweden in 1885.

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Nils Peter Johannesson
Lovisa Josefsdr.
Marriage: 23 September 1871

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23 September 1871

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World Events (8)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 8

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

Age 12

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 33

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: variant of Johansen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nils Peter Johansson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Johannes Nilsson Household 1862-1865; Hamneda, Kronoberg, Sweden
  • Johannes Nilsson Household 1856-1862; Hamneda, Kronoberg, Sweden

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