Erik Eriksson

1698–1750 (Age 52)
Skedevi, Östergötland, Sweden

The Life of Erik

Erik Eriksson was born in 1698, in Skedevi, Östergötland, Sweden. He married Karin Eriksson on 10 February 1727, in Skedevi, Östergötland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 26 April 1750, at the age of 52.

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Erik Eriksson
Karin Eriksson
Marriage: 10 February 1727
Erik Eriksson
Pehr Ericksson
Anna Eriksson
Erik Eriksson

Spouse & Children

10 February 1727
Skedevi, Östergötland, Sweden


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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

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

Possible Related Names

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

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