Brita Matsdotter

1675–24 September 1745 (Age 70)
Odensvi, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Brita

When Brita Matsdotter was born in 1675, in Odensvi, Västmanland, Sweden, her father, Matts Larsson, was 44 and her mother, Cherstein Olsson, was 42. She married Per Jonsson on 18 October 1696, in Odensvi, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 24 September 1745, in her hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Odensvi, Västmanland, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Per Jonsson
1660–1745
Brita Matsdotter
1675–1745
Marriage: 18 October 1696
Karin Persdotter
1697–1697
Karin Pehrsdotter
1697–
Hans Persson
Jonas Persson
1699–1768
Kerstin Pehrsson
1701–
Kirstin Persdotter
1701–
Johan Pehrsson
1704–1704
Brita Persdotter
1705–1743
Karin Pehrsdotter
1708–
Anna Persdotter
1711–1769
Lars Pehrsson
1714–1790
Lisbet Pehrsdotter
1717–
Petter Persson
1719–1792

Spouse and Children

    Per Jonsson

    Male1660–1745Male

    Female1675–1745Female

MARRIAGE
18 October 1696
Odensvi, Västmanland, Sweden
children

(13)

    Karin Persdotter

    Female1697–1697Female

    Female1697–Female

    Jonas Persson

    Male1699–1768Male

    Female1701–Female

    Kirstin Persdotter

    Female1701–Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Matts Larsson

    Male1631–Male

    Cherstein Olsson

    Female1633–Female

siblings

(4)

    Lars Mattsson

    Male1656–Male

    Anders Mattsson

    Male1658–Male

    Female1660–1748Female

    Female1675–1745Female

World Events (5)

1685

Age 10

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
1698

Age 23

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

Age 25

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Brita Matsdr in entry for Annika Pehrsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Brita Mattsdr in entry for Joen Pehrsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Brita Mattsdr in entry for Brita Persdotter, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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