Anders Olofsson

1824–1857 (Age 33)
Gällaryd, Jönköping, Sweden

The Life of Anders

When Anders Olofsson was born on 11 September 1824, in Gällaryd, Jönköping, Sweden, his father, Ola Jonsson, was 23 and his mother, Britta Stina Andersdotter, was 18. He married Maja Stina Pehrsdotter on 8 October 1848, in Gällaryd, Jönköping, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 26 September 1857, in Källeryd, Jönköping, Sweden, at the age of 33, and was buried in Källeryd, Jönköping, Sweden.

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Anders Olofsson
Maja Stina Pehrsdotter
Marriage: 8 October 1848
Johan Ludvig Andersson
Johan Gustaf Andersson
Jonas Peter Andersson
Johannes Andersson
Lena Kristina Andersdotter
Johanna Maria Andersdotter

Spouse & Children

8 October 1848
Gällaryd, Jönköping, Sweden


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Parents & Siblings



  • Gustaf Olofsson


  • Male1824–1857Male

  • Johannes Olofsson


  • Johannes Olofsson


  • Maja Stina Olofsdotter


+7 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 8

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 24

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 28

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Olofsson, equivalent of Olsen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Olsson in entry for Lisa Maja Andersdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Olsson in entry for Sophia Andersdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Olsson in entry for Johan Ludvig Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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