Hanna Svensson

1837–
Osby, Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life of Hanna

When Hanna Svensson was born on 30 June 1837, in Osby, Kristianstad, Sweden, her father, Sven Nilson Melin, was 25 and her mother, Pernilla Johnson, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Sven Nilson Melin
1811–1895
Pernilla Johnson
1807–1851
Hanna Svensson
1837–
Sissa Svensson
1840–1854
Lovisa Svensson
1841–1914
Pehr Svensson
1845–
Bengta Svensson
1848–1934

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (3)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 11

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.
1852

Age 15

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

Age 36

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

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Hanna Svensdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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