|SweGGate Research Project||Janne Wilhelm PETERSSON||ID 0018|
|PETERSSON, Janne Wilhelm||1865-08-11,
|Reg. out on
1884-04-18 from SEBERNEBY in VENTLINGE sn leaving for N America.
Unmarried, travelling w/o family.
Ref: HFL 1884, page 57.
|1881/90: The family lives in Seberneby in VENTLINGE sn. Ref: HFL 1884, page 57.|
|Father||OLSSON, Nils Peter*||1811-09-22,
|son||Petersson, Per Olof||1857-08-23,
|Emigrates to USA on 1883-09-06|
|dau||Petersdotter, Emma Charlotta||1859-12-28,
|Marries and moves to Träby 1888-06-15|
|son||Petersson, Carl Uno||1864-02-08,
|son||Petersson, Janne Wilhelm||1865-08-11,
|Emigrates to USA on 1884-04-18|
|Descendants in the USA|
Anyone you know ???
Other (unrelated) persons emigrating from area
|OLAUSSON, Per Enock||1866-06-10||Reg. out on 1884-04-12 from SWIDBO in VENTLINGE sn leaving for Köpenhamn, Denmark.|
|HULTÉN, Carl Gustaf Helge||1868-08-02||Reg. out on 1884-04-12 from VENTLINGE MALM in VENTLINGE sn leaving for Köpenhamn, Denmark.|
|CARLSSON, Janne||1864-11-26||Reg. out on 1884-05-12 from VENTLINGE MALM in VENTLINGE sn leaving for Köpenhamn, Denmark.|
|CARLSSON THUNWALL, Anders Johan*||1867-12-22 -1905-01-04||Reg. out on 1884-03-29 from Grönhögen town in VENTLINGE sn leaving for Denmark. Continues from Denmark to N America on 1885-05-19|
|Nils Peter Olsson was born in Ventlinge parish on the southern tip
of island Öland, off the SE coast of
Sweden on Sept 22, 1811.
In 1849 he married Helena Petersdotter,
born Sept 19, 1828 in Gräsgård
sn. She moved in to Seberneby the
In Sept 1883 the oldest son, Per Olof,
a sailor, leaves the home to try his luck in the
"promised land" in the west (USA). He follows
many other emigrants from this area.
The father, Nils Peter, is noted as
"undantagsman" in the period 1881-85 so we can
assume that the son Carl Uno has taken over running
Helena died on Oct 3, 1891 in Seberneby. By then there was only one
person left on the farm, the so far unmarried son Carl
Janne is a remarkably modern form of the more common form Johan.
HFL (clerical survey), Ventlinge fg (parish)
|Results published: Feb 20, 2003.|
Current research tasks
|Emigration record from harbour (Denmark records ?)|
|Arrival in USA|
|Ship - passenger records|
|Öland||Island of the SE coast of Sweden. More info|
|All the following parishes are located on island Öland in province Öland, Gräsgård hd, Mörbylånga kommun, Kalmar län (county).|
|Ventlinge||Parish on the SW part of island Öland|
|Grönhögen||Town in Ventlinge sn. Has a harbour.|
|Ventlinge Malm||Place in Ventlinge sn, located 1.1 km NE of Grönhögen town. Today registered only as a nature name.|
|Swidbo||Village in Ventlinge sn, located 3.1 km E of Grönhögen town. Today spelled Svibo.|
|Seberneby||Village in Ventlinge sn, located 3.7 km ENE of Grönhögen town. Today Södra Sebberneby.|
|Gräsgård||Parish on the SE part of island Öland. Eastern neighbour of Ventlinge parish. The church village is located 8.1 km SSE of Degerhamn town.|
|Segerstad||Parish on southern Öland, north of Gräsgård sn.|
|Träby||Village in Segerstad sn, located 6.4 km E of Degerhamn town.|
|S Möckleby||Parish on southwestern Öland. Central town: Degerhamn. Located north of Ventlinge sn|
|Degerhamn||Small town in Södra Möckleby sn. Has a harbour.|
|Last updated by||F Hae||2004-11-26 08:38||© Fredrik Haeffner, 2001-4|