Morten Eriksen

Brief Life History of Morten

When Morten Eriksen was born in 1763, in Hjelmeland, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Erik Mortensen, was 33 and his mother, Kirsten Svendsdatter Topdal, was 38. He married Gerdtrud Aadnesdtr on 22 June 1794. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 14 December 1805, in Varhaug, Hå, Rogaland, Norway, at the age of 42.

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Morten Eriksen
Gerdtrud Aadnesdtr
Marriage: 22 June 1794
Ane Marie Mortensdr
Abraham Mortensen Anisdal
Erik Mortensen
Erik Mortensen

Sources (6)

  • Morten Ericsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Morten Erikson in entry for Abraham Mortensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Morten Eriksen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Morten, Alf, Johan, Aase, Bjorn, Einer, Fredrik, Helle, Iver, Knud.

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Erik, from Old Norse Eiríkr (see Erickson ).

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

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