Erik Eriksson

1705–1783 (Age 77)
Älvdalen, Elfdalen, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life of Erik

When Erik Eriksson was born on 31 December 1705, in Älvdalen, Elfdalen, Kopparberg, Sweden, his father, Erik Larsson, was 28 and his mother, Marit Eriksdotter, was 28. He married Brigitta Andersson on 26 June 1726. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 2 January 1783, in Kumla, Örebro, Sweden, at the age of 77, and was buried in Älvdalen, Kopparberg, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Erik Eriksson
1705–1783
Brigitta Andersson
1705–1770
Marriage: 26 June 1726
Karin Ericksdotter
1735–
Olof Ersson
Cherstin E Ersson
1738–1831
Brita Eriksdotter
1740–
Eric Eriksson
1743–1818
Anders Eriksson
1744–1745
Lars Ericksson
1753–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
26 June 1726
children

(7)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

  • Female1703–1782Female

  • Anna Eriksson

    Female1703–Female

  • Male1705–1783Male

  • Brita Eriksson

    Female1705–Female

  • Swen Eriksson

    Male1710–1710Male

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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.

Sources (3)

  • Erick Ersson in entry for Brita, "Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860"
  • Eric Ersson in entry for Eric Ersson, "Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860"
  • Erik Ersson in entry for Kierstin, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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