Greta Eriksdotter

Female22 January 1768–30 July 1824

Brief Life History of Greta

When Greta Eriksdotter was born on 22 January 1768, in Färnebo, Värmland, Sweden, her father, Eric Hindrichsson, was 23 and her mother, Maria Andersdotter, was 29. She married Lars Jonsson on 11 June 1795, in Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden in 1768. She died on 30 July 1824, in Färnebo, Värmland, Sweden, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Lars Jonsson
Greta Eriksdotter
Marriage: 11 June 1795
Maria Larsson
Cajsa Larsson
Cajsa Larsson
Erik Larsson
Maria Larsson
Lars Larsson
Britta Greta Larsson
Anna Greta Larsson

Sources (13)

  • Greta Ersdr in entry for Lars Jonsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Greta Eriksdotter in entry for Kajsa Larsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Greta Olsdr in entry for Erik Larsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1795Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (2)


    Age 41

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


    Age 46

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    Name Meaning

    Short form of Margareta, a Latinate form of Margaret . As an independent given name it became fairly popular in the English-speaking world as a result of the fame of the Swedish-born film actress Greta Garbo ( 1905–92 , born Greta Louisa Gustafsson ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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