Erich Andersson Holm

8 April 1722–
Alajarvi, Lappajarvi, Finland

The Life of Erich Andersson

When Erich Andersson Holm was born on 8 April 1722, his father, Anders Hindricsson Holm, was 31 and his mother, Walbor Andersdotter, was 26. He died in Vaasa, Finland.

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Family Time Line

Anders Hindricsson Holm
1690–1759
Walbor Andersdotter
1695–1779
Mattz Andersson Holm
1717–
Hanna Andersdotter
1725–
Susanna Andersdotter
1728–
Johan Andersson Holm
1719–1796
Erich Andersson Holm
1720–1757
Jakob Andersson Holm
1720–1796
Erich Andersson Holm
1722–
Henrik Andersson Holm
1722–1797
Hindrich Andersson Holm
1723–
Susanna Andersdotter Holm
1724–1767
Maria Andersdotter Holm
1727–1728
Anna Andersdotter Holm
1729–1809
Matthias Andersson Holm
1733–1737
Erik Andersson
1737–1825

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1808

Age 86

Russian invasion of Sweden supported by Napoleon.
1809

Age 87

Sweden ceded Finland to Russia. Finland became Grand Duchy of Russia. State Council of Finns appointed. Finland enjoys limited autonomy.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, German, and Scandinavian: topographic name for someone who lived on an island, in particular a piece of slightly raised land lying in a fen or partly surrounded by streams, Middle English, Middle Low German holm, Old Norse holmr, or a habitational name from a place named with this element. The Swedish name is often ornamental.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived where holly grew, from Middle English holm, a variant of holin ‘holly’, or possibly a habitational name from places called Holme (Dorset and West Yorkshire) or Holne (Devon), named with this word.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Erich Andersson, "Finland, Baptisms, 1657-1890"

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