Erik Ersson

Male10 July 1808–11 December 1889

Brief Life History of Erik

When Erik Ersson was born on 10 July 1808, in Häggenås, Jämtland, Sweden, his father, Er Nord, was 39 and his mother, Brita Jonasdotter, was 29. He married Ingebor Olofsdotter on 8 November 1835, in Häggenås, Jämtland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 11 December 1889, in Hägganäs, Jönköping, Sweden, at the age of 81.

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Erik Ersson
Ingebor Olofsdotter
Marriage: 8 November 1835
Olof Ersson

Sources (5)

  • Erik Ersson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Erik Ersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Erik Ersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1835Häggenås, Jämtland, Sweden
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


    Age 6

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 24

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Anders, Erik, Lars, Erland, Lennart, Agnar, Arnell, Bjorn, Helmer, Hilma, Joakim. German Kurt, Darrold, Hans, Mathias, Frieda, Oskar.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Per, vernacular shortened form of Peter . It is also established in Denmark and northern Germany. Compare Parson 3 and Person 1.

    English: variant of Parson .

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

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