Anders Olsson

2 March 1823–
Asmundtorp, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Anders

When Anders Olsson was born on 2 March 1823, in Asmundtorp, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Ola Anderson, was 53 and his mother, Ingar Christiansson, was 39. He married Kjersti Jonsdotter on 8 June 1872, in Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Halmstad, Malmöhus, Sweden for about 17 years.

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Anders Olsson
Kjersti Jonsdotter
Marriage: 8 June 1872
Ingrid Andersdotter
Olof Andersson
Maria Andersdotter
Oliva Andersdotter

Spouse and Children


    Kjersti Jonsdotter


8 June 1872


    Ingrid Andersdotter


    Olof Andersson


    Maria Andersdotter


    Oliva Andersdotter


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 9

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 25

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

Age 50

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

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Olaf ( see Olsen ).2 German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anders Olsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Anders Olsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Anders Olsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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