Erik Eriksson

Södermanland, Sweden

The Life of Erik

When Erik Eriksson was born about 1685, in Södermanland, Sweden, his father, Erik Jönsson, was 25 and his mother, Karin Larsdotter, was 25. He married Karin Gabrielsdotter on 28 December 1713, in Sköldinge, Södermanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died before 1753, in his hometown, at the age of 67.

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Erik Eriksson
Karin Gabrielsdotter
Marriage: 28 December 1713
Gabriel Ersson
Maria Ersdotter

Spouse & Children

28 December 1713
Sköldinge, Södermanland, Sweden


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World Events (4)


Age 0

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.

Age 13

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.

Age 35

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.

Sources (2)

  • Household Examination with Erik Eriksson and Carin
  • Birth record of Gabriel Ersson

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