Jan Andersson Bäckström

Brief Life History of Jan Andersson

When Jan Andersson Bäckström was born on 17 September 1826, in Örbäck, Karbenning, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Anders Fredric Bäckström, was 22 and his mother, Maria Hindricsdotter, was 24. He married Christina Jansdotter on 1 July 1857, in Karbenningby, Västmanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 January 1890, in Karbenning, Västmanland, Sweden, at the age of 63, and was buried in Karbenning, Västmanland, Sweden.

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Jan Andersson Bäckström
Christina Jansdotter
Marriage: 1 July 1857
Christina Bäckström
Johan Bäckström
Augusta Bäckström
August Bäckström
Anna Mathilda Bäckström

Sources (16)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Johan Andersson Backsstrom - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Johan Andersson Backstrom
  • Jan Andersson Backstrom, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Jan Andersson Bäckström, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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Göta Canal opened.

1848 · The March Unrest

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.


Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Joakim, Lars, Lennart, Nels, Niklas.


(Backström): ornamental name composed of the elements back(e) ‘hill’ + ström ‘stream’.

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

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