Gustaf Eriksson

Karlstad, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Gustaf

When Gustaf Eriksson was born on 4 May 1813, his father, Erik Jonsson, was 51 and his mother, Maria Johansdotter, was 30. He lived in Karlstad, Värmland, Sweden in 1813.

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Erik Jonsson
Maria Johansdotter
Johannes Ericsson
Stina Eriksson
Anna Lisa Ericsdotter
Anders Erickson
Gustaf Eriksson
Anna Lisa Ericsdotter

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Age 19

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 35

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.

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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