Gustaf Eriksson

1827–
Simtuna, Västmanland, Sweden

The Life of Gustaf

When Gustaf Eriksson was born on 1 June 1827, in Simtuna, Västmanland, Sweden, his father, Eric Falkstrom, was 38 and his mother, Sara Larsdotter, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Eric Falkstrom
1789–
Sara Larsdotter
1794–
Sara Greta Ersdotter
1806–
Lars Ersson
1809–1814
Helena Maria Ericksdotter
1815–1883
Maria Lena Eriksdotter
1815–
Anders Eriksson
1819–
Gustaf Eriksson
1827–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1832

Age 5

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 21

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.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 46

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Gustaf Eriksson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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