Eric Jansson

Munkhyttan, Linde, Örebro, Sweden

The Life of Eric

When Eric Jansson was born on 10 November 1821, in Munkhyttan, Linde, Örebro, Sweden, his father, Johan Eric Andersson, was 42 and his mother, Christina Andersdotter, was 41. He married Anna Maria Persdotter on 15 November 1842, in Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden. He lived in Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden in 1821.

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Eric Jansson
Anna Maria Persdotter
Marriage: 15 November 1842

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  • Anna Maria Persdotter


15 November 1842
Lindesberg, Örebro, Sweden

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World Events (8)


Age 11

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 27

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 31

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ).2 Americanized spelling of Jansen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Eric Jansson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Eric Jan Ericsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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