Anders Larson

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Larson was born on 24 June 1844, in Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Lars Ericksen or Ersson, was 45 and his mother, Brita Catherina Carlsson or Carlsdr, was 31. He died on 22 December 1926, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Lars Ericksen or Ersson
Brita Catherina Carlsson or Carlsdr
Johanna Mathilda Bjorklund
Carl Larson
Anna Brita Larsdotter
Anders Larson
Lovisa Larson
Carolina Larsson
Knut Victor Larsson
August Larson

Sources (1)

  • Anders Larsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

World Events (8)

1848 · The March Unrest

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.


Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Nils, Helmer, Lennart, Selmer, Sven, Iver, Thor, Alf, Erland.

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Larsson .

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Larsen and Larssen, cognates of 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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