Petrus Olavi Ekelund

1713–1779 (Age 65)
Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Petrus Olavi

When Petrus Olavi Ekelund was born on 9 June 1713, in Värmland, Sweden, his father, Oluff Ekelund, was 33 and his mother, Brita Danielsdotter Kjellin, was 25. He married Anna Catharina Rosell in 1744, in Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 15 April 1779, in Frändefors, Älvsborg, Sweden, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Petrus Olavi Ekelund
1713–1779
Anna Catharina Rosell
1726–1761
Marriage: 1744
Olof Ekelund
1745–1812
Maria Ekelund
1747–1819
Brita Christina Ekelund
1748–1771
Erland Ekelund
1751–1767
Vilhelm Ekelund
1753–1755
Daniel Ekelund
1754–1834
Peter Ekelund
1756–
Catharina Ekelund
1758–1821
Maria Helena Ekelund
1759–1759
Nils Ekelund
1761–1772

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1744
Värmland, Sweden
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (2)

1720

Age 7

Northern War occurred.
1743

Age 30

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

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Swedish Eklund .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Petter Ekeluns in entry for Nils, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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