Mats Eriksson

1761–
Östansjö, Ore, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    2 March 1783Ore, Kopparberg, Sweden
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Anders, Nils, Per, Alf, Algot, Alvar, Bjorn, Elof, Knut, Mats.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Erik, from Old Norse Eiríkr (see Erickson ). Compare Erickson , Ericsson , and Erikson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Erikson
    Erickson
    Erekson
    Ericsson

    Sources (20)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Matts Eriksson - birth: 1761;
    • Mats Erson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
    • Mats Ersson in entry for Cari Matsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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