Mats Eriksson

1761–
Östansjö, Ore, Dalarna, Sweden

The Life of Mats

When Mats Eriksson was born in 1761, in Östansjö, Ore, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Erik Mattsson, was 28 and his mother, Kerstin Mattiasson, was 42. He married Brita Carlsdotter on 2 March 1783, in Ore, Kopparberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Mats Eriksson
1761–
Brita Carlsdotter
1762–1823
Marriage: 2 March 1783
Cherste Matsdotter
1783–
Margreta Matsdotter
1786–1872
Anna Mattsdotter
1788–1791
Erick Matsson
1791–
Anna Matsdotter
1793–1878
Brita Matsdotter
1796–
Brita Matsdotter
1799–
Cari Matsdotter
1801–
Ella Matsdotter
1805–1842

Spouse and Children

    Male1761–Male

    Brita Carlsdotter

    Female1762–1823Female

MARRIAGE
2 March 1783
Ore, Kopparberg, Sweden
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Male1761–Male

    Eric Eriksson

    Male1764–Male

World Events (6)

1809

Age 48

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

Age 53

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 71

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Erik, Old Norse Eiríkr ( see Erickson ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mats Erson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Mats Ersson in entry for Cari Matsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Mats Erson in entry for Cherste Matsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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