Morten Eriksen

1763–14 December 1805 (Age 42)
Hjelmeland, Rogaland, Norway

The Life Summary of Morten

When Morten Eriksen was born in 1763, in Hjelmeland, Rogaland, Norway, his father, Erik Mortensen, was 33 and his mother, Kirsten Svendsen, was 43. 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1794
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (1)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census
    Age 38
    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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    Sources (6)

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

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