Greta Stina Eriksson

8 July 1843–
Ramsjö, Björklinge, Uppsala, Sweden

The Life of Greta Stina

When Greta Stina Eriksson was born on 8 July 1843, in Ramsjö, Björklinge, Uppsala, Sweden, her father, Erik Pehrsson, was 30 and her mother, Catharina Christina Andersson, was 23.

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World Events (8)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 5

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.

Age 9

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 41

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Erik, Old Norse Eiríkr ( see Erickson ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Greta Stina, "Sweden, Uppsala Church Records, 1308-1901; index 1613-1860"
  • Erik Persson Family 1861-1865
  • Erik Pehrsson family in 1861-1861

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