Erik Eriksson

1705–1777 (Age 72)
Hamrånge, Gävleborg, Sweden

The Life of Erik

When Erik Eriksson was born in 1705, in Hamrånge, Gävleborg, Sweden, his father, Erik Eriksson Axberg, was 22 and his mother, Brita Andersdotter, was 19. He married Brita Andersdotter in 1738, in Hamrånge, Gävleborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 April 1777, in Hässjö, Västernorrland, Sweden, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Erik Eriksson
1705–1777
Brita Andersdotter
1711–
Marriage: 1738
Ericus Eriksson
1738–1789
Margareta Eriksdotter
1739–
olof Eriksson
1740–
Anders Ersson
1742–1789
Brita Eriksdotter
1744–1822
Peter Eriksson Axberg
1747–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1705–1777Male

  • Brita Andersdotter

    Female1711–Female

MARRIAGE
1738
Hamrånge, Gävleborg, Sweden
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Erik Eriksson Axberg

    Male1683–1743Male

  • Brita Andersdotter

    Female1686–1759Female

siblings

(7)

  • Male1705–1777Male

  • Margeta Eriksdotter

    Female1707–Female

  • Anders Eriksson

    Male1719–Male

  • Karin Eriksdotter

    Female1722–Female

  • Male1725–1789Male

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1720

Age 15

Northern War occurred.
1743

Age 38

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

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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