Maria Ericksson

6 January 1782–29 April 1853 (Age 71)
Hallingeberg, Kalmar, Sweden

The Life of Maria

When Maria Ericksson was born on 6 January 1782, in Hallingeberg, Kalmar, Sweden, her father, Eric Persson, was 34 and her mother, Maria Månsdotter, was 17. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Anders Olafsson. She died on 29 April 1853, in Kalmar, Sweden, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Anders Olafsson
1779–1813
Maria Ericksson
1782–1853
Greta Stina Andersdr
1800–1890
Maja Lisa Andersdotter
1810–1812
Maja Lisa Andersson
1813–
Ander Peter Andersson
1806–1849

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Female1782–1853Female

    Catharina Ericsdotter

    Female1785–1786Female

    Catharina Ericsdotter

    Female1788–1790Female

    Petter Ericsson

    Male1792–1798Male

    Magnus Ericsson

    Male1794–1859Male

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1809

Age 27

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 32

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 50

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Respelling of a Scandinavian and North German patronymic derived from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr, which is composed of ei ‘ever’, ‘always’ (or a reduced form of ein ‘one’, ‘only’) + rík ‘power’. The main forms are Erichsen , Eriksen , Ericsson , and Eriksson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Maria Ericsdotter in entry for Greta Stina, "Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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