Petrus Henricsson

4 February 1730–24 April 1793 (Age 63)
Vestanfors, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Petrus

When Petrus Henricsson was born on 4 February 1730, in Vestanfors, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Henric Pärsson, was 43 and his mother, Annica Pärsdotter, was 28. He married Brita Hansdotter in 1754, in Västanfors, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 April 1793, in Västanfors, Västmanland, Sweden, at the age of 63, and was buried in Västanfors, Västmanland, Sweden.

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Petrus Henricsson
Cajsa Andersdotter
Marriage: 6 September 1774
Brita Pettersdotter
Pehr Pettersson
Anders Pettersson
Hindric Pettersson
Hindric Pettersson

Spouse and Children

6 September 1774
Västanfors, Västmanland, Sweden


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World Events (1)


Age 13

In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Henriksson or Danish and Norwegian Henriksen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Pehr Hindrichsson in entry for Hans Pehrsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Petrus Hindriksson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Västanfors, Västmanland, Sweden,

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