LINDSAY, ERIK [SSNE 2956]

Surname
LINDSAY, LINTZE
First name
ERIK

Text source

Eric Lindsay was the son of Major Jacob Lindsay [SSNE 2962] and Helena Hufvudskold. He enlisted as an ensign in the Kronoborg regiment in 1671 and became the regimental quartermaster of it in 1677. The following year he was promoted to captain and eventually attained the rank of lieutenant colonel in 1705, the same year that he died. He had been married, but left no issue. He also had two sisters, Katarina [SSNE 7192] and Helena [SSNE 7193].

Swedish Krigsarkiv, Muster Roll, 1671/1; 1672/6; 1673/3; 1674/5; 1675/8; 1676/9; 1677/11; 1678/5; 1679/5,19; 1680/4; 1683/8,15,18; 1684/1; 1686/5; 1688/6; 1699/6,7; 1700/11-16; 1701/23-28; A. Lewenhaupt, Karl XII:s Officerare Biografiska anteckningar (2 vols., Stockholm, 1920), I, p.411.

Service record

SWEDEN, KRONOBERG
Departed 1705-12-31, as LIEUTENANT COLONEL
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY