When Henrik Henriksson was born on 17 September 1821, in Leksand, Kopparberg, Sweden, his father, Hindrick Andersson, was 26 and his mother, Kersti Persdotter, was 28. He married Anna Andersdotter on 15 February 1846, in Hammerdal, Jämtland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Störåsen, Jämtland, Sweden in 1846. He died on 2 March 1904, in Föllinge, Jämtland, Sweden, at the age of 82.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bertel, Lars, Sig, Thor.
Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Henriksson: patronymic from the personal name Henrik (see Henry 1). This is also an Americanized form of the Norwegian and Danish cognate Henriksen . Compare Hendrickson and Henrickson .