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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Jan Jacob Eriksson
Josefina Elisabet Edström
Marriage: 1869
Jenny Elisabet Eriksson
Olivia Charlotta Eriksson
Amanda Gustava Eriksson

Spouse and Children


    Josefina Elisabet Edström




    Jenny Elisabet Eriksson


    Olivia Charlotta Eriksson


    Amanda Gustava Eriksson


Parents and Siblings



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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.

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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