Per Matsson

6 June 1740–21 November 1799 (Age 59)
Östra Utsjö, Dalarna, Sweden

The Life of Per

When Per Matsson was born on 6 June 1740, in Östra Utsjö, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Göllö Mats Olsson, was 29 and his mother, Kerstin Persdotter, was 24. He married Marit Olsdotter in 1769, in Malung, Kopparberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 21 November 1799, in his hometown, at the age of 59, and was buried in Östra Utsjö, Dalarna, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Per Matsson
1740–1799
Marit Olsdotter
1751–1805
Marriage: 1769
Kerstin Persson
1770–1846
Jonas Persson
1774–1849
Olof Persson
1778–
Gollo Anna Persdotter
1781–1842
Brita Persson
1784–
Pehr Persson
1787–
Göllö Marit Persdotter
1791–1848
Kerstin
1792–
Matts Persson
1794–1852

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1769
Malung, Kopparberg, Sweden
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Male1740–1799Male

    Ollas Marit Mattson

    Female1751–1814Female

    Ollas Oluf Mattsson

    Male1756–1800Male

World Events (1)

1743

Age 3

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

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of Swedish Mattsson .2 Variant of English Matson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Pehr Pehrsson in entry for Kerstin, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Pehr Mathsson in entry for Marit, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Pehr Mattsson in entry for Pehr Pehrsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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