Östansjö, Ore, Dalarna, Sweden
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.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.