Erik Eriksson

1682–1737
Stora Skedvi, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life of Erik

When Erik Eriksson was born on 8 December 1682, in Stora Skedvi, Kopparberg, Sweden, his father, Erik Matsson, was 38 and his mother, Ann Staffansson, was 32. He married Brita Göransdotter on 23 October 1704. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He was buried in Stora Skedvi, Kopparberg, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Erik Eriksson
1682–1737
Brita Göransdotter
1684–1763
Marriage: 23 October 1704
Olof Ersson
1706–1764
Marin Ersson
1712–1793
Anna Ersdotter
1716–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
23 October 1704
Stora Skedvi,Kopparberg,Sweden
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

  • Erik Matsson

    Male1644–1715Male

  • Ann Staffansson

    Female1650–1719Female

siblings

(5)

  • Margeta Eriksson

    Female1677–Female

  • Male1682–1737Male

  • Brita Eriksson

    Female1683–Female

  • Ersson

    Male1689–1690Male

  • Goran Eriksson

    Male1692–Male

World Events (4)

1685

Age 3

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
1698

Age 16

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

Age 18

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.

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