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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Johannes Nilsson
Cathrina Arvidsdotter
Gunhild Johannesdotter
Anna Johannesdotter
Magnus Johansson
Andrew Grondahl Johannesson
Gustaf Johansson
Nils Peter Johannesson
Malena Johannesdotter
Carl Isac Johannesson
Anders Daniel Johannesson

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)


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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