Holjer Andersson

Kristianopel, Blekinge, Sweden

The Life of Holjer

When Holjer Andersson was born on 16 June 1827, in Kristianopel, Blekinge, Sweden, his father, Anders Jönsson Gröning Näs, was 36 and his mother, Maria Andersdotter, was 37. He married Maria Petersdotter on 31 December 1852. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Torsås, Kalmar, Sweden in 1878.

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Holjer Andersson
Maria Petersdotter
Marriage: 31 December 1852
Maria Charlotta Holgersson

Spouse & Children

  • Male1827–Male

  • Maria Petersdotter


31 December 1852


  • Maria Charlotta Holgersson


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 5

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 21

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 46

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

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Holjer Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Holjer Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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