Erik Eriksson

1700–1702 (Age 2)
Lövånger, Västerbotten, Sweden

The Life of Erik

When Erik Eriksson was born about 1700, in Lövånger, Västerbotten, Sweden, his father, Erik Mårtensson, was 55 and his mother, Karin Johansdotter, was 50. He died on 9 March 1702, in his hometown, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

Erik Mårtensson
1645–1715
Karin Johansdotter
1650–1715
Mårten Eriksson Grefve
1669–1725
Margareta Eriksdotter
1681–1745
Anders Eriksson
1689–
Karin Eriksdotter
1691–
Sigrid Eriksdotter
1693–
Erik Eriksson
1700–1702
Johan Eriksson
1683–1759
Kierstin Eriksdotter
1687–1762

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World Events (1)

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.

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 (1)

  • Lövånger parish records

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