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Erik Nilsson (1745 - 1822)

Erik Nilsson
Born in Tånäs, Ölme, Värmland, Sverigemap
Husband of — married 19 Mar 1768 in Kristinehamn, Värmland, Sverigemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Östra Sunnäs, Ölme, Värmland, Sverigemap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Mar 2019
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Erik Nilsson was born on December 7, 1745 in Tånäs, Ölme, Värmland, Sweden.[1] He is a son of Nils Nilsson and Cherstin Persdotter.

Erik married Catharina Bengtsdotter on March 19, 1768 in Varnum, Värmland.[2] They had four children together. Erik was a farmer living in Östra Sunnäs until his death.[3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16]

He passed away on July 4, 1822 in Östra Sunnäs, Ölme, Värmland. The cause of death was recorded as "bröstfeber,” chest fever.[17]

Estate Paper

(English translation, ? indicate words needing interpretation, parentheses indicate translator's notes)

Ölme Härad autumn court on December 5 1822.

On September 19th, the undersigned nämndemän (lay judges) appeared at Nils Eriksson's in Östra Sunnäs in order to settle the estate of his father, the widower Erik Nilsson who passed away July 4th and left the following heirs: son Nils Eriksson - of age -, daughter Maria Eriksdotter married to Jonas Olofsson in ?, Stina, deceased, was married to the statkarl Olof Olofsson in Norra ? who ? as guardian Juryman.
? of the previously mentioned Nils Eriksson who gives the information that the will has been legally ? by his deceased father ?? and is as follows.

Various banco
(here follows a list of household and farm items and their value, totaling 20.15)

Man's clothing
(here follows a list)

Creatures (i.e. animals/livestock)
1 old horse, red in colour ..... 3.?
10 cow ..... 8
3 sheep old ..... 4.?
2 sheep lamb ..... 8
1 ? male pig ..... 6
1 dito sow ..... 4
4? ..... 1
seed rye 1/2 barrel ..... 3.? ? ..... 3

Property (lit. immobile property) 1/24 part ? in Östra Sunnäs appraised to 300

Sum inventory loose and immobile 358.26

The Estate's Debts
(here follows a list of debts and debtors)
Sum debt 291.46.1
Remaining after debt is subtracted 66.27.12

That all, both assets and debt is correctly stated and nothing is knowlingly hidden ?? with ? oath stated ??
Nils Ersson, Östra Sunnäs
(This is followed by the signature of the witnesses who are listed as "nämndemän")
Percentage to the Poor paid with twenty two skilling banco[18] [19]
Translated by Pehr Ekendahl


  1. Birth Record: Ölme (S), C I/2 (1727-1792) Page 41 (AID: v9004.b24.s41, NAD: SE/VA/13671).
  2. Marriage Record: Kristinehamn (S), E I/2 (1749-1784) Page 178 (AID: v7286.b93.s178, NAD: SE/VA/13289).
  3. Household Records: Ölme, A I/1 (1747-1750)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039604_00235 page 202
  4. Household Records: Ölme, A I/2 (1751-1756)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039605_00246 page 233
  5. Household Records: Ölme, A I/3 (1757-1762)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039606_00215 page 205
  6. Household Records: Ölme, A I/4 (1762-1767)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039607_00272 page 251
  7. Household Records: Ölme, A I/5 (1767-1771)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039608_00217 page 206
  8. Household Records: Ölme, A I/6b (1771-1777)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039610_00128 page 217
  9. Household Records: Ölme, A I/7 (1777-1781)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039611_00224 page 214
  10. Household Records: Ölme, A I/8 (1780-1786)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039612_00290 page 277
  11. Household Records: Ölme, A I/9 (1786-1791)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039613_00373 page 359
  12. Household Records: Ölme, A I/11 (1796-1800)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039615_00426 page 406
  13. Household Records: Ölme, A I/12 (1801-1805)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039616_00396 page 387
  14. Household Records: Ölme, A I/13 (1806-1810)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039617_00175 page 158
  15. Household Records: Ölme, A I/14 (1811-1815)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039618_00168 page 157
  16. Household Records: Ölme, A I/15 (1816-1820)
    Riksarkivet View source C0039619_00182 page 169
  17. Death Record: Ölme (S), F I/1 (1749-1839) Page 361 (AID: v9024.b187.s361, NAD: SE/VA/13671).
  18. ArkivDigital: Ölme häradsrätt (S) FII:13 (1820-1822) Page 569 (AID: v47870.b289.s569, NAD: SE/VA/11140)
  19. Estate Papers: Ölme, Bouppteckningar, F II/13 (1820-1822), bildid: C0106554_00301.

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