Anders Parsson

1669–1748 (Age 79)
Offerdal, Jämtland, Sweden

The Life of Anders

When Anders Parsson was born in 1669, in Offerdal, Jämtland, Sweden, his father, Par Ersson, was 35 and his mother, Cherstin Larsdotter, was 31. He married Elin Nilsdotter on 23 November 1701, in Mattmar, Jämtland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 14 October 1748, in his hometown, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Anders Parsson
1669–1748
Elin Nilsdotter
1683–1762
Marriage: 23 November 1701
Pader Andersson
1702–
Brita Andersdotter
1705–1785
Brita Andersdotter
1705–1706
Nills Andersson
1707–1792
Erich Andersson
1710–
Brita Andersdotter
1714–
Kerstin Andersdotter
1719–
Märta Andersdotter
1722–1808

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 November 1701
Mattmar, Jämtland, Sweden
children

(8)

    Pader Andersson

    Male1702–Male

    Brita Andersdotter

    Female1705–1785Female

    Brita Andersdotter

    Female1705–1706Female

    Nills Andersson

    Male1707–1792Male

    Erich Andersson

    Male1710–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Par Ersson

    Male1634–Male

    Cherstin Larsdotter

    Female1638–Female

siblings

(2)

    Ingrid

    Female1660–1740Female

    Male1669–1748Male

World Events (5)

1685

Age 16

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
1698

Age 29

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 31

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • And. Pers. in entry for Brita Andersson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Person in entry for Maroet Andersson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Parsson in entry for Brita Andersdotter, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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