Christoffer Persson

Mellanköpinge, Kyrkoköpinge, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Christoffer

Christoffer Persson was born on 31 March 1842, in Mellanköpinge, Kyrkoköpinge, Malmöhus, Sweden. He married Boel Larsdotter on 7 April 1865, in Dagstorp, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Christoffer Persson
Boel Larsdotter
Marriage: 7 April 1865
Elna Christoffersson
Mårten Christoffersson
Ingrid Christoffersson

Spouse & Children

7 April 1865
Dagstorp, Malmöhus, Sweden


World Events (8)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 6

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.

Age 10

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Pär, Per ( see Peter ). The name is also found in Germany.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Christoffer Persson in entry for Ellena Christoffersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Christoffer Persson in entry for Ellena Persson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Christoffer Persson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

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