Jan Jacob Eriksson

1842–1905 (Age 63)
Holm, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Jan Jacob

When Jan Jacob Eriksson was born on 7 April 1842, in Holm, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Erick Jacobsson, was 43 and his mother, Kerstin Andersdotter, was 35. He married Josefina Elisabet Edström in 1869. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Uddevalla, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden in 1881 and Lysekil, Västra Götaland, Sweden for about 4 years. He died on 7 June 1905, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Jan Jacob Eriksson
1842–1905
Josefina Elisabet Edström
1839–
Marriage: 1869
Jenny Elisabet Eriksson
1871–1891
Olivia Charlotta Eriksson
1874–1919
Amanda Gustava Eriksson
1878–

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–1905Male

    Josefina Elisabet Edström

    Female1839–Female

MARRIAGE
1869
children

(3)

    Jenny Elisabet Eriksson

    Female1871–1891Female

    Olivia Charlotta Eriksson

    Female1874–1919Female

    Amanda Gustava Eriksson

    Female1878–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 6

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.
1852

Age 10

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 31

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

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)

  • Johan Jakob Eriksson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Joh Jac Eriksson in household of Inger Sofia Olsdotter, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Johan Jakob Eriksson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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