Karin Erichsdotter

1698–12 January 1777 (Age 79)
Ringarum, Östergötland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Karin

When Karin Erichsdotter was born in 1698, in Ringarum, Östergötland, Sweden, her father, Eric Svensson, was 35 and her mother, Sissela Svensson, was 39. She married Jon Nilsson on 21 October 1722, in Trefall, Voss, Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 12 January 1777, in her hometown, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Jon Nilsson
Karin Erichsdotter
Marriage: 21 October 1722
Maria Jonsdotter
Maria Jonsdotter
Eric Jonsson
Sven Jonsson
Brita Jonsdotter
Kerstin Jonsson
Anna Jonsson
Nils Jonsson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1722Trefall, Voss, Hordaland, Norway
  • Children


    +3 More Children

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    +1 More Child

    World Events (4)

    Age 0
    King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
    1700 · The Great Northern War
    Age 2
    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 22
    Northern War occurred.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Katherine , found as a less common variant of Karen in North America and Britain.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (8)

    • Karin Erichsdotter in entry for Brita Jonsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
    • Karin Erichsdotter in entry for Brita Jonsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
    • Karin Erichsdr in entry for Erich Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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