Gera

Gera



This family begins with a Knut Nicilsson, known 1398, married about or before 25 July 1398 Birgitta Magnusdotter (died after 25 January 1447, daughter of Magnus Johansson [balk med 2 avhuggna varghuvuden]). They had issue:

1. Elena, died after 1 May 1427, nun at Askeby abbey.
2. Niels Knutsson 3. Karl Knutsson, died after 21 January 1492, married 1stly about or before 1455 Birgitta Jönsdotter (died after 1464); married 2ndly about or before 1469 Katarina Ulfsdotter Roos (daughter of Ulf Pedersson Roos and Birgitta Jönsdotter Lejonansikte).
3.1. *by 1?* Knut Karlsson, tortured to death by the Russians 1496.
3.2. *by 2* Holger Karlsson, died 29 March 1541 at Björkvik, married (contract) 30 October 1514 at Stegeborg Beata Nilsdotter (born about 1494, died 7th or 14th of October, though the year is not known).
3.2.1. baron Karl Holgersson, known 1533, 25 Jul 1566, married 7 October 1548 Kristina Bengtsdotter (died 17 August 1560, daughter of Bengt Nilsson Färla).
3.2.1.1. baron Holger Gera, born about 1556, died 18 April 1566.
3.2.1.2. baroness Beata Karlsdotter Gera, died before 6 September 1613, married 27 December 1575 Christiern Gabrielsson Oxenstierna.
3.2.1.3. baroness Benedicta Gera, died before 1601, married 9 October 1575 Erik Gabrielsson Oxenstierna.
3.2.2. Katarina Holgersdotter, died 27 January 1558 at Stockholm Castle, married 26 December 1540 at Stockholm Ture Pedersson Bielke 3.2.3. Ebba Gerasdotter, died 12 September 1580 at Fyrby, from the plague.
3.2.4. Emerentia Gerasdotter, died 15 October 1566, buried Östra Ryd church, married 24 February 1555 at Arboga Abraham Eriksson Leijonhufvud (died 1 March 1556).
3.2.5. Elin.
3.2.6. baron Jöran Holgersson Gera, known 1539-1580, married 21 September 1572 at Påtorp Mätta Gylta (born 12 August 1554 at Påtorp, buried 24 July 1642 at St. Johannes church, Norrköping.
3.2.6.1. a daughter.
3.2.6.2. ? Brita Gera, died 1554.

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