Britta Andersdotter Berg

12 August 1643–12 May 1724 (Age 80)
Hede, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden

The Life of Britta Andersdotter

When Britta Andersdotter Berg was born on 12 August 1643, in Hede, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, her father, Anders Gjordsson Wäderholm, was 63 and her mother, Anna Pehrsdotter Bratt, was 61. She married Anders Nilsson Ekelund about 1660, in Arvika, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 12 sons. She died on 12 May 1724, in Kyrkebyn, Värmland, Sweden, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Anders Nilsson Ekelund
1641–1703
Britta Andersdotter Berg
1643–1724
Marriage: about 1660
Laurentius Andreae Ekelund
1673–1721
Andereas A. Ekelund
1673–1724
Jonas Andreae Ekelund
1682–1698
Carl Anderson Ekelund
1686–1703
Petter Ekelund
1691–
Ekelund
1693–
Ekelund
1695–
Peter Ekelund
1674–
Nils
1675–1726
Oluff Andersson Ekelund
1680–1736
Johannes Anderson Ekelund
1688–1708
Petrus Anderson Ekelund
1691–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1660
Arvika, Värmland, Sweden
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Anders Gjordsson Wäderholm

    Male1580–Male

    Anna Pehrsdotter Bratt

    Female1582–1647Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1653

Age 10

Stockholm became capital of Sweden.
1654

Age 11

Queen Christina abdicated throne. Converted to Catholicism, later buried in Rome in St. Peter's.
1685

Age 42

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.

Name Meaning

1 German or Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill or mountain, from Middle High German berc. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.2 Scandinavian: habitational name for someone who lived at a farmstead named with Old Norse bjarg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’. In Sweden this is commonly found as an element of ornamental names.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’, or a short form of any of the many ornamental surnames containing this word as the final element, for example Schönberg ( see Schoenberg ) and Goldberg .

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

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