Andreas Svensson Vesterlund

Brief Life History of Andreas

When Andreas Svensson Vesterlund was born on 21 May 1795, in Od, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Sven Andersson, was 45 and his mother, Ingeborg Jonasdotter, was 41. He married Cajsa Svensdotter on 8 June 1823, in Od, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Älvsborg, Sweden in 1795. He died on 13 December 1869, in Od, Älvsborg, Sweden, at the age of 74.

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Andreas Svensson Vesterlund
Cajsa Svensdotter
Marriage: 8 June 1823
Samuel Andersson
Josef Andersson
August Andersson
Fredrika Andersdotter
August Andersson
August Andersson Westerlund

Sources (24)

  • Anders Svensson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Anders Westerlund in entry for Josef Andersson and Anna Carlsdotter, "Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860"
  • Andreas Svensson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

World Events (5)


Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Erik, Lennart, Sven, Ejnar, Johan, Bent, Bjorn, Gunn, Holger, Mats. German Ernst, Kurt, Markus, Otto.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy, servant’. It is also found in Denmark, northern Germany, and Norway. Compare Svenson , Swainson , Swanson , Swenson , Swensson , and Swinson .

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

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