Erik Eriksson

1694–1795 (Age 100)
Jämtland, Jämtland, Sweden

The Life of Erik

Erik Eriksson was born on 15 November 1694, in Jämtland, Jämtland, Sweden as the son of Erich Olofsson and Cherstin Erichsdr. He married Dordi Andersdotter in 1736, in Föllinge, Jämtland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 16 October 1795, in Lägden, Föllinge, Jämtland, Sweden, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Erik Eriksson
1694–1795
Dordi Andersdotter
1718–1754
Marriage: 1736
Ingeborg Ersdotter
1737–1814
Nils Ersson
1739–1816
Eric Ersson
1741–
Karin Ersdotter
1744–1836
Anders Eriksson Bredberg
1746–1829
Marit Eriksdotter
1747–1824
Dordi Eriksdotter
1749–1831
Brita Ericsdotter
1751–1752

Spouse & Children

  • Male1694–1795Male

  • Dordi Andersdotter

    Female1718–1754Female

MARRIAGE
1736
Föllinge, Jämtland, Sweden
children

(8)

  • Ingeborg Ersdotter

    Female1737–1814Female

  • Nils Ersson

    Male1739–1816Male

  • Eric Ersson

    Male1741–Male

  • Karin Ersdotter

    Female1744–1836Female

  • Anders Eriksson Bredberg

    Male1746–1829Male

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Erich Olofsson

    MaleMale

  • Cherstin Erichsdr

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(2)

  • Male1694–1795Male

  • Chirstin Eriksson

    Female1697–Female

World Events (3)

1698

Age 4

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 6

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.
1743

Age 49

In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Erik, Old Norse Eiríkr ( see Erickson ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Erich Ersson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Erich Eriksson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Erich Ersson in entry for Karin Eriksson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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