Brita Johansson Ekberg

13 September 1761–
Nora, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Brita

When Brita Johansson Ekberg was born on 13 September 1761, in Nora, Västmanland, Sweden, her father, Jan ( Johan ) Olofsson Ekberg, was 30 and her mother, Karin Ivarsson, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Jan ( Johan ) Olofsson Ekberg
1731–1788
Karin Ivarsson
1736–1813
Brita Johansson Ekberg
1761–
Anna Johansdotter
1763–
Kerstin Johansdotter
1765–
Karin Johansdotter
1769–1773
Olof Johansson
1769–1816
Greta Jonsson
1773–1775
Ivar Jonsson
1775–
Caisa Johnsdotter
1779–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (6)

1809

Age 48

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

Age 53

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 71

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Johan, Scandinavian form of John .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Brita Ekberg, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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