Margareta or Margeta Persson

22 November 1694–17 October 1779 (Age 84)
Åby, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Margareta or Margeta

When Margareta or Margeta Persson was born on 22 November 1694, in Åby, Västmanland, Sweden, her father, Per Jonsson, was 47 and her mother, Brita Olofsson, was 44. She married Anders Ericksson on 28 December 1715. She died on 17 October 1779, in Östervåla, Västmanland, Sweden, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Anders Ersson
1690–1779
Margareta or Margeta Persson
1694–1779
Marriage: 28 December 1715
Eric Andersson
1717–1797
Par Andersson
1719–1808
Brita Andersdr
1721–1808
Margeta Andersson
1724–1763
Karin Andersson
1726–1776
Anders Andersson
1728–1814
Lars Andersson
1730–1819
Olof Andersson
1731–1816
Kiersten Andersson
1734–1814
Ann Andersson
1735–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 December 1715
Östervåla, Västmanland, Sweden
children

(10)

    Eric Andersson

    Male1717–1797Male

    Par Andersson

    Male1719–1808Male

    Brita Andersdr

    Female1721–1808Female

    Margeta Andersson

    Female1724–1763Female

    Karin Andersson

    Female1726–1776Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1698

Age 4

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 6

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.
1720

Age 26

Northern War occurred.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Pär, Per ( see Peter ). The name is also found in Germany.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margeta Parsdr in entry for Anders Ericksson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Margeta Parsdr in entry for Eric Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Margeta Parsdr in entry for Lars Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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