Jan Ersson

Male19 September 1787–16 April 1849

Brief Life History of Jan

When Jan Ersson was born on 19 September 1787, in Ekeby, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Eric Olsson, was 32 and his mother, Anna Hansdotter, was 35. He married Stina Ersson on 1 January 1814. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 16 April 1849, in Skultuna, Västmanland, Sweden, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Jan Ersson
Stina Ersson
Marriage: 1 January 1814
Anna Stina Jonsson
Christina Jansdotter
Jon Eric Jonsson
Lovisa Jonsson
Carl Fredrik Jonsson
Anders Gustaf Jonsson

Sources (10)

  • Ga. Jan Ersson in entry for Jan Eric, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jan Ersson in entry for Christina Ersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jan Erssson in entry for Lovisa Jansdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1814
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (4)


    Age 22

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


    Age 27

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 45

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Anders, Erik, Lars, Erland, Lennart, Agnar, Arnell, Bjorn, Helmer, Hilma, Joakim. German Kurt, Darrold, Hans, Mathias, Frieda, Oskar.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Per, vernacular shortened form of Peter . It is also established in Denmark and northern Germany. Compare Parson 3 and Person 1.

    English: variant of Parson .

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

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