Marit Olsdotter

Female4 July 1807–24 November 1887

Brief Life History of Marit

When Marit Olsdotter was born on 4 July 1807, in Nordanåker, Dalarna, Sweden, her father, Olof Tapp Larsson, was 49 and her mother, Kerstin Andersdotter, was 45. She married Eric Olsson on 3 June 1832, in Malung, Kopparberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Malung, Kopparberg, Sweden for about 10 years. She died on 24 November 1887, in Nordanåker, Dalarna, Sweden, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Eric Olsson
Marit Olsdotter
Marriage: 3 June 1832
Olof Ersson
Eric Ersson
Anders Ersson
Olof Ersson
Anders Ersson
Jonas Ersson
Marit Ersson
Lars Ersson

Sources (14)

  • Marit Olsdotter, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Marit Olsdotter, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Marit Olsdr in entry for Eric Olsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 June 1832Malung, Kopparberg, Sweden
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (7)


    Age 2

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


    Age 7

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 25

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    vernacular form of Margareta .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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