Eric Andersson

3 June 1692–31 January 1722 (Age 29)
Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Eric

When Eric Andersson was born on 3 June 1692, in Skinnskatteberg, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Anders Ersson, was 27 and his mother, Kerstin Knutsdotter, was 20. He married Elisabet Nilsdotter on 11 October 1714. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 31 January 1722, in Riddarhyttan, Västmanland, Sweden, at the age of 29.

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Eric Andersson
Elisabet Nilsdotter
Marriage: 11 October 1714
Anders Ehrsson
Erich Ersson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1714
  • Children


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    World Events (3)

    Age 6
    King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
    1700 · The Great Northern War
    Age 8
    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 28
    Northern War occurred.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Erich Andersson in entry for Anders, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
    • Erik Andersson in entry for Erik, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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