Anders Ericsson

1 January 1789–25 July 1853 (Age 64)
Solberga, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden

The Life of Anders

When Anders Ericsson was born on 1 January 1789, in Solberga, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Eric Thorson, was 28 and his mother, Helena Andersdotter, was 22. He married Pernilla Bengtsdotter on 7 December 1815, in Solberga, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 25 July 1853, in Västergötland, Sweden, at the age of 64.

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Anders Ericsson
Pernilla Bengtsdotter
Marriage: 7 December 1815
Elias Andersson Hurtig
Bengt Andersson
Benjamin Erickson
Lars Andersson
Helena Andersson
Johannes Andersson
Elizabeth Ann Erickson
Anna Britta Andersson

Spouse and Children

7 December 1815
Solberga, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)


Age 20

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

Age 25

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Age 43

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish: variant spelling of Eriksson .

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

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History of Anders Ericsson and Pernilla Bengtsdotter

The following history was compiled by Joel Barber as a result of his research of Swedish records Anders Ericsson was born January 1, 1789 in Rörtången Sweden, a seaside village in Solberga parish a …

Sources (3)

  • And. Ericson in entry for Anna Britta, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Ericson in entry for Johannes Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Tongberg in entry for Lars Andersson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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