17 January 1697–
Helligsø, Thisted, Denmark
When Lauritz Ericksen was born on 17 January 1697, in Helligsø, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Erick Lauritzsen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Boisdatter, was 28. He married Else Jensdatter about 1734, in Kobberup, Hald, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.