Gunhild Johannesdotter

Brief Life History of Gunhild

When Gunhild Johannesdotter was born on 8 October 1827, in Sweden, her father, Johannes Nilsson, was 32 and her mother, Cathrina Arvidsdotter, was 22. She lived in Hamneda, Kronoberg, Sweden for about 8 years.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Nilsson
1795–1880
Cathrina Arvidsdotter
1805–1866
Gunhild Johannesdotter
1827–
Anna Johannesdotter
1829–1874
Magnus Johansson
1832–1911
Andrew Grondahl Johannesson
1834–
Gustaf Johansson
1836–1897
Nils Peter Johannesson
1840–
Malena Johannesdotter
1843–
Carl Isac Johannesson
1846–
Anders Daniel Johannesson
1849–

Sources (13)

  • Gunhild Johannesdr., "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930" (Hamneda, 1886-1895)
  • Gunnild in household of Johannes Nilss., "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930" (Hamneda, 1878-1886)
  • Gunild Johannesdr Residence 1878-1886; Hamneda, Kronoberg, Sweden

World Events (8)

1832

Göta Canal opened.

1848 · The March Unrest

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.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

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

Name Meaning

From an Old Norse personal name from gunnr ‘strife’ + hildr ‘battle’. The name has been in common use since the Viking period.

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

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