Johannes Petersson

13 March 1799–
Hällstad, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Petersson was born on 13 March 1799, in Hällstad, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Peter Svensson, was 34 and his mother, Sara Abramsdotter, was 32.

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Peter Svensson
Sara Abramsdotter
Sven Petersson
Johannes Petersson
Annika Petersdotter

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World Events (3)


Age 10

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

Age 15

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Age 33

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Petter, a vernacular form of Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Household Record.1811-1816.Peter Svensson Family
  • Birth Record.1799.Johannes Petersson
  • Household Record.1805-1810.Peter Svensson

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