Erik Nilsson

Male1700–30 October 1736

Brief Life History of Erik

When Erik Nilsson was born in 1700, in Ramsberg, Örebro, Sweden, his father, Nils Ersson, was 60 and his mother, Cherstin Larsdotter, was 51. He married Ingeborg Christophersdotter on 11 July 1714. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 30 October 1736, in his hometown, at the age of 36, and was buried in Ramsberg, Örebro, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Erik Nilsson
Ingeborg Christophersdotter
Marriage: 11 July 1714
Nils Eriksson
Erik Ericsson
Cherstin Eriksson
Nils Eriksson
Erik Eriksson
Anna Eriksson
Pehr Eriksson
Per Nilsson
Carin Eriksson
Carin Eriksson
Carin Nilsson
Lars Eriksson
Margreta Eriksdotter

Sources (2)

  • Birth Record-Margreta Erichsdotter-19 July 1732
  • Legacy NFS Source: Erik NILSSON -

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 July 1714
  • Children (13)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1700 · The Great Northern War

    Age 0

    By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.


    Age 20

    Northern War occurred.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nils, Per, Anders, Egil, Lennart, Sven, Birgit, Fredrik, Sten, Algot. German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Gerhard, Gotthard, Karl-Heinz.

    Swedish and German: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. Compare Nilson , Neilson 3, and Nielson 2.

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

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