Erik Andersson

10 December 1822–24 February 1904 (Age 81)
Holmedal, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Erik

When Erik Andersson was born on 10 December 1822, in Holmedal, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Anders Olsson, was 37 and his mother, Katarina Eriksson, was 31. He married Lisa Ersdr on 19 June 1852, in Holmedal, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 24 February 1904, in Kråkstad, Akershus, Norway, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Erik Andersson
1822–1904
Lisa Ersdr
1826–
Marriage: 19 June 1852
Johanna Eriksdotter
1843–1844
Erik Eriksson
1844–
Anders Ericsson
1845–
Per Eriksson
1846–
Margareta Eriksdotter
1847–
Johan Eriksson
1847–1846
Anna Elisabeth Eriksdotter
1849–
Gustaf Eriksson
1849–
Stina Eriksson
1850–
Carolina Eriksdotter
1853–
Johanna Helena Erikssdotter
1858–1895

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 June 1852
Holmedal, Värmland, Sweden
children

(11)

    Johanna Eriksdotter

    Female1843–1844Female

    Male1844–Male

    Anders Ericsson

    Male1845–Male

    Male1846–Male

    Margareta Eriksdotter

    Female1847–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · Sloopers

Age 3

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.
1825 · Sondre Norheim

Age 3

Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.
1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 23

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Erik Andersson in entry for Johan Andersson, "Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1628-1860"
  • Erik Andersson Bla in entry for Stina, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Eric Andersson in entry for Anders, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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