Erik Eriksson

1683–1703
Folkärna, Dalarna, Sweden

The Life of Erik

When Erik Eriksson was born before 1683, in Folkärna, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Erik Matsson, was 23 and his mother, Anna Ersdotter, was 19. He died in 1703, in his hometown, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

Erik Matsson
1659–1738
Anna Ersdotter
1663–1738
Margrita Eriksson
1683–1684
Erik Eriksson
1683–1703
Kjerstin Ersson
1684–1755
Margrita Eriksson
1689–
Brita Ersdotter
1690–1755
Anna Eriksson
1692–
Karin Eriksson
1696–
Brita Eriksson
1700–1714
Mats Ersson
1703–
Malin Eriksson
1704–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

  • Margrita Eriksson

    Female1683–1684Female

  • Male1683–1703Male

  • Female1684–1755Female

  • Margrita Eriksson

    Female1689–Female

  • Brita Ersdotter

    Female1690–1755Female

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1685

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
1698

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

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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