Berggren Family History, 1613-1908 PDF
- Berggren Family
- Berggren Family History
- 1613-1908 (inclusive)16131908
- 1 File (1 folder)
- Collection Number
- OPVSIEmss_25 (collection)
- Family history of the Berggren family, beginning with Johan Olofsson, born circa 1620. He was married to Karin (last name unknown), born in 1631, died in 1706. They had four children. Olofsson was a miner on the Saxan farm and was a juror and county judge until 1679. He was a member of parliament for several terms. The history is written in Swedish, first published in 1908.
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Johan Olofsson (Jan Olsson) was born in 1613 or 1620 (the author listed both dates). Olofsson was a miner on the Saxan farm and was a juror and county judge until 1679. He was a member of parliament for several terms. He killed Björn Mattsson after an argument in August 1697 and fled to Norway. After reaching a settlement with the Mattson family, he returned to the Saxan farm in December 1697. He was sentenced to death for the murder but was pardoned due to his age. He died in 1713. He had married Karin (last name unknown) with whom he had four children: Olof, Maria, Johan, and Katarina.
The genealogy begins with Johan Olofsson (Jan Olsson). He was born either in 1613 or 1620 (The author’s sources have both years). He was a miner on the Saxån farm, and was a juror and county judge until 1679. He was member of parliament for several periods. He killed Björn Mattsson after an argument in August1697 and fled to Norway. He reached a settlement with the Mattsson family and returned to Saxån Farm in December 1697. He was sentenced to death for the murder, but was pardoned because of his age. He died in 1713. He was married to Karin (last name unknown), born in 1631, died in 1706. They had four children: Olof (born 1658), Maria (Born 1662), Johan (Born 1663), and Katarina (Karin, Unknown date of birth).
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Värmländska Släkten Berggren från Saxån, OPVSIEmss_25, Archives and Special Collections, Pacific Lutheran University, 12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98447
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- Personal Names :
- Berggren, Per Gust.--Archives
- Mattsson, Björn
- Olofsson, Karin
- Olofsson, Johan
- Family Names :
- Berggren family
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- Family history
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