Eric Matsson

23 May 1760–
Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden

The Life Summary of Eric

When Eric Matsson was born on 23 May 1760, in Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden, his father, Mats Ohlsson, was 23 and his mother, Anna Ersdotter, was 26. He married Maria Persdotter about 1761, in Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Eric Matsson
Maria Persdotter
Marriage: about 1761
Catharina Ericsdotter
Maria Ericsdotter
Lars Ericsson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1761Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    Age 49
    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
    Age 54
    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
    Age 72
    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Mattsson .Americanized form of Danish and Norwegian Mattsen and Madsen , cognates of 1.English (mainly Yorkshire and Derbyshire): variant of Matson .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (1)

    • Eric Mattsson in entry for Catharina Mattsson, "Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860"

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