Erik Eriksson

1701–
Svärdsjö, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life of Erik

When Erik Eriksson was born on 18 October 1701, in Svärdsjö, Kopparberg, Sweden, his father, Erich Olsson, was 29 and his mother, Margareta Larsdr, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Erich Olsson
1672–1757
Margareta Larsdr
1673–1759
Olof Ersson
1699–1708
Erik Eriksson
1701–
Lispet Ersson
1703–
Kerstin Ersson
1705–
Margareta Ersson
1706–
Anna Ersson
1710–1714
Karin Ersdotter
1713–1763
Sara Eriksson
1716–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (4)

1720

Age 19

Northern War occurred.
1743

Age 42

In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.
1809

Age 108

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.

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)

  • Erik Eriksson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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