Gustaf Eriksson

1863–1938 (Age 75)
Piteå landsförsamling, Norrbotten, Sweden

The Life of Gustaf

When Gustaf Eriksson was born on 17 May 1863, in Piteå landsförsamling, Norrbotten, Sweden, his father, Eric Henricsson Hjälm, was 32 and his mother, Gustava Pehrsdotter Åström, was 35. He married Maria Gustafsson on 26 September 1886, in Piteå landsförsamling, Norrbotten, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 13 July 1938, in Piteå landsförsamling, Norrbotten, Sweden, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Gustaf Eriksson
Maria Gustafsson
Marriage: 26 September 1886
Frans Gustaf Eriksson
Ernst Axel Gustafsson

Spouse & Children

  • Male1863–1938Male

  • Maria Gustafsson


26 September 1886
Piteå landsförsamling, Norrbotten, Sweden


Parents & Siblings



  • Brita Johanna Eriksson


  • Mathilda Magdalena Eriksdotter


  • Male1856–1935Male

  • Emma Elisabeth Eriksson


  • Jonas Petter Eriksson


+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 10

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 21

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

Age 34

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Gustaf in household of Erik Hjelm, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Gustaf Eriksson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Gustaf Eriksson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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