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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Family Time Line

Anders Ericsson
1789–1853
Pernilla Bengtsdotter
1791–1850
Marriage: 7 December 1815
Elias Andersson Hurtig
1817–1893
Bengt Andersson
1821–
Benjamin Erickson
1823–
Lars Andersson
1824–1891
Helena Andersson
1828–
Johannes Andersson
1831–
Elizabeth Ann Erickson
1833–1916
Anna Britta Andersson
1833–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1815
Solberga, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (5)

1809

Age 20

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 25

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

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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Story Highlight

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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