Morten Eriksen

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Morten Eriksen
1763–1805
Gerdtrud Aadnesdtr
1775–
Marriage: 22 June 1794
Ane Marie Mortensdr
1796–1872
Abraham Mortensen Anisdal
1799–1884
Erik Mortensen
1803–
Erik Mortensen
1804–1825

Spouse and Children

    Male1763–1805Male

    Gerdtrud Aadnesdtr

    Female1775–Female

MARRIAGE
22 June 1794
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Erik Mortensen

    Male1730–1801Male

    Kirsten Svendsen

    Female1720–1818Female

siblings

(6)

    Ann Karina Eriksen

    Female1756–1776Female

    Kirsten Eriksdatter

    Female1758–1831Female

    Sven Eriksen

    Male1760–Male

    Male1763–1805Male

    Marta Malena Eriksdatter Bø

    Female1768–Female

+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

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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