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The Pettersson/Peterson Family

Family Research at the National Archives (Riksarkivets) in Arninge, Sweden

 

 

July and August, 1999 - Barbara (nee: Peterson) Vance visit to Sweden.

We were able to verify theses names and dates of family emigration to the USA and Canada:

Mathilda Amanda Pettersson left Bettna, Sweden for the USA 1901

David Peterson left Bettna, Sweden for the USA 1902 - (David Peterson is my grandfather.)

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Andreas Emanuel Pettersson left Stora Malm for Canada 1908

 

I have copied this information from the actual original records of birth kept on microfilm at the National Archives, Arninge, Sweden:

 

THE PETTERSSON FAMILY

David Peterson's father and mother are:

Father: Anders Gustaf Pettersson Born: December 11, 1848 in Floda, Sweden

Mother: Kerstin Johanson Born: March 8, 1849 in Malung, Sweden

 

David Peterson's ancestors:

Anders Gustaf Pettersson's father and mother:

Ander's Father: Pehr Pehrsson Born August 2, 1816 in Floda, Sweden

Ander's Mother: Carolina Larsdotter Born: June 3, 1819 in Hjulsjö, Sweden

Kerstin Johanson's father and mother:

Kerstin's Father: Jonas

Kerstin's Mother: Anna Nilsson

 

Anders and Kerstin were married May 19, 1872

 

Anders and Kerstin Pettersson's children are: (David's brothers and sisters)

1. Emma Kristina Pettersson

Born: June 1, 1874 in Floda, Sweden (name of the house is Bärsta)

Her mother, Kerstin, was 25 years old when she gave birth to Emma with the assistance of a

mid-wife.

 

2. Mathilda Amanda Pettersson

Born: March 23, 1876 in Floda, Sweden (the name of the house is Kolartorp)

Her mother, Kerstin, was 27 years old when she gave birth to Mathilda.

 

3. Carl Gustaf Pettersson

Born: April 19, 1878 in Floda, Sweden (name of the house is Kolartorp)

His mother, Kerstin, was 29 years old when Carl was born.

Carl Gustaf died December 24, 1888.

 

4. Axel Wilhelm Pettersson

Born: July 29, 1880 in Floda, Sweden (name of the house is Kolartorp)

His mother, Kerstin, was 31 years old when Axel was born.

 

5. David Pettersson

Born: November 21, 1882 in Floda, Sweden (the name of the house is Kolartorp)

His mother, Kerstin, was 33 years old when she gave birth to David.

 

6. "A girl" (no name was registered until later) Ester Elisabeth Pettersson

Born: October 9, 1885 in Floda, Sweden (the name of the house is Kolartorp)

Her mother, Kerstin, was 36 years old when this girl was born.

 

7. Andreas Emanuel Pettersson

Born: March 26, 1888 in Floda, Sweden (the name of the house is Kolartorp)

His mother, Kerstin, was 39 years old when Andreas was born.

 

8. Anna Lydia Pettersson

Born: April 11, 1890 in Floda, Sweden (the name of house is Kolartorp)

Her mother, Kerstin, was 41 years old when Anna was born.

 

9. Hanna Maria Pettersson

Born: March 5, 1892 in Stora Malm, Sweden (name of the house is Bronäs)

Kerstin was 43 years old when Hanna Maria was born with the assistance of a mid-wife.

 

Note: I received information from the Bettna, Sweden parish books that the Petersson family moved to Bettna April 06, 1901 from Stora Malm.

Additional information about the Pettersson family from hand written notes:

Anna Lydia Pettersson married Karl Hurtig.

Emma Pettersson married ? Larsson

Maria Pettersson married ? Ek

Mathilda Pettersson married Emil Wilhelm July 20, 1901

David Peterson married Sigrid Eriksson March 15, 1915

 

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