Alfortska öden / Historier / In English / Rekommenderat / Släktens historia i korta drag / Smålandssläkten

Political farmers – Maria Catharina Ahlfort and her descendants

Political farmers – Maria Catharina Ahlfort and her descendants

This is the seventh chapter of the text From beyond the seas – A history of the Alfort family. When Maria Catharina Ahlfort was finally allowed by court to marry her father’s farmhand Jonas Andersson, her father was forced to go back on his wishes and find a living for them. Jonas was willing to join the army, so …
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De första generationerna / Historier / In English / Originalen på Liljeholmen / Rekommenderat / Släktens historia i korta drag

Difficult times at Liljeholmen – Erik Alfort and his children

Difficult times at Liljeholmen – Erik Alfort and his children

This is the fifth chapter of the chronicle From beyond the seas – A history of the Alfort family. While as we have seen Erik Alfort may not have been a suitable husband for Maria Sophia, there is no doubt that he had a lot in common with his father-in-law Gabriel Gyllenståhl. He too had a habit of …
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