Gustaf Eriksson

Stora Malm, Södermanland, Sweden

The Life of Gustaf

When Gustaf Eriksson was born on 13 February 1814, in Stora Malm, Södermanland, Sweden, his father, Eric Anderson, was 30 and his mother, Brita Maja Jonsdottor, was 28.

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Eric Anderson
Brita Maja Jonsdottor
Anders Ericksson
Eric Ercsson
Gustaf Eriksson
Carl Johan Ericsson
Johanna Ericsson

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World Events (7)


Age 18

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 34

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 38

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

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