Eric Pehrsson

1 December 1765–7 August 1809 (Age 43)
Köping, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Eric

When Eric Pehrsson was born on 1 December 1765, in Köping, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Pehr Anderson, was 26 and his mother, Margareta Salmonsson, was 23. He married Christina Jansdotter on 7 October 1787, in Munktorp, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 7 August 1809, in Västmanland, Sweden, at the age of 43, and was buried in Köping, Västmanland, Sweden.

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Eric Pehrsson
Christina Jansdotter
Marriage: 7 October 1787
Margareta Ersson
Anna Errson
Christina Ersson
Per Ersson
Eric Ersson

Spouse and Children

7 October 1787
Munktorp, Västmanland, Sweden


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Age 44

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

Name Meaning

Swedish (Pehrsson): patronymic from the personal name Pär, Pe(h)r ( see Peter ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eric Parsson in entry for Christina Parsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Eric Persson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Eric Pehrsson in entry for Christina Ericsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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