Anna Matsdotter

Female1724–8 June 1783

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Matsdotter was born in 1724, in Tunsta, Dalarna, Sweden, her father, Matts Larsson, was 33 and her mother, Kerstin Andersdotter, was 36. She married Eric Ersson on 13 November 1743, in Stora Tuna, Kopparberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She died on 8 June 1783, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Eric Ersson
1714–1770
Anna Matsdotter
1724–1783
Marriage: 13 November 1743
Anna Ersdotter
1745–1745
Eric Ersson
1746–1816
Anna Ersdotter
1748–
Malin ( Malena) Ersdotter
1750–1829
Anna Ersson
1752–
Karin Ersdotter
1753–1817
Kerstin Ersson
1760–

Sources (1)

  • Anna Mattsdotter in entry for Kerstin Eriksdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1743Stora Tuna, Kopparberg, Sweden
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (1)

    1743

    Age 19

    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

    Name Meaning

    variant of Anne , in common use as a given name in most European languages. Among people with a classical education, it has from time to time been associated with Virgil's Aeneid, where it is borne by the sister of Dido , Queen of Carthage. This Phoenician name may ultimately be of Semitic origin, and thus related to the biblical Anne. However, the connection, if it exists, is indirect rather than direct.

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

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