When Johan Eric Johansson was born on 4 April 1840, his father, Jon Persson, was 34 and his mother, Anna Olsdottor, was 33. He married Lisa Cajsa Bäckström on 10 June 1866, in Karl Gustav, Norrbotten, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Åmynnet, Norrbotten, Sweden in 1876.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Erik, Nils, Lennart, Per, Alf, Bjorn, Mats, Sven, Alarik, Bernt.
Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Johan, Scandinavian form of John . Compare Johanson and Johnson .