Eric Andersson

Male23 September 1735–29 April 1792

Brief Life History of Eric

Eric Andersson was born on 23 September 1735, in Västerby, Husby, Kopparberg, Sweden as the son of Anders Ericsson. He married Kierstin Jansson on 26 December 1760, in Husby, Kopparberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 29 April 1792, in Husby, Kopparberg, Sweden, at the age of 56.

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Eric Andersson
Kierstin Jansson
Marriage: 26 December 1760
Lisa Eriksdotter
Stina Ersdotter
Anna Ersson
Eric Eriksson
Jan Ersson
Stina Ersdotter

Sources (7)

  • Eric Andersson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Eric Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Eric Andersson in entry for Lisa Eriksson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1760Husby, Kopparberg, Sweden
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (1)


    Age 8

    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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