Erik Pehrsson

Brief Life History of Erik

When Erik Pehrsson was born on 9 July 1781, his father, Pehr Mattsson, was 29 and his mother, Stina Larsdotter, was 23. He married Brita Persdotter on 30 November 1809, in Julita, Södermanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 4 February 1848, in Julita, Södermanland, Sweden, at the age of 66, and was buried in Julita, Södermanland, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Erik Pehrsson
Brita Persdotter
Marriage: 30 November 1809
Per Eriksson
Eric Ersson
Brita Kristina Ersdotter
Pehr Ersson
Anders Ersson
Pehr Johan Ersson
Gustaf Ersson

Sources (11)

  • Birth record of Eric Pehrsson, 1781, Hammartorp, Julita, Södermanland, Sweden
  • Erik Pehrsson 1781 death record
  • Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860;

World Events (4)


Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lennart, Nels, Nils.

Americanized form (and a Swedish variant) of Swedish Pehrsson: patronymic from the personal name Pehr, vernacular shortened form of Peter . Compare Parson 3 and Person 1.

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

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