Peter Andersson

15 December 1832–
Kånna, Kronoberg, Sweden

The Life of Peter

When Peter Andersson was born on 15 December 1832, in Kånna, Kronoberg, Sweden, his father, Anders Jonasson, was 38 and his mother, Ingrid Pettersson, was 41.

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Anders Jonasson
Ingrid Pettersson
Britta Stina Andersson
Catharina Andersdotter
Jonas Andersson
Katrina Andersdotter
Jonas Andersson
Anna Stina Andersson
Pernilla Andersson
Magnus Andersson
Peter Andersson

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World Events (3)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 16

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 20

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

Age 41

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 .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Sweden, Kronoberg Church Records, 1589-1921; index 1612-1860; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-24340-13245-80

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