Erik Johansson (1889 - 1912) MP

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Birthplace: Frostensmåla, Vissefjärda, Kalmar, Småland, Sweden
Death: Died in Titanic
Cause of death: Died in the sinking. Body recovered
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About Erik Johansson

http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/erik-johansson.html

  • Name: Mr Erik Johansson
  • Born: Monday 14th October 1889
  • Age: 22 years
  • Last Residence: in Frostensmåla Småland Sweden
  • Occupation: General Labourer
  • 3rd Class passenger
  • First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
  • Ticket No. 350052 , £7 15s 11d
  • Destination: St. Paul Minnesota United States
  • Died in the sinking.
  • Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 156)
  • Buried: at Sea on Wednesday 24th April 1912.

Mr Erik Johansson, 22, was born 14 October 1889 and lived in Frostensmåla, Vissefjärda, Kalmar, Småland, Sweden.

Erik Johansson probably lived with his parents. His destination and reason for the trip are unknown. He did not announce his intentions to the authorities and was thus considered illegal emigrant. He bought his ticket in Copenhagen and boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger .

He died in the sinking, his body was found (#156) by crew of the MacKay Bennett. He was probably identified by his ticket number 350052 that was found in his pocket. He wore a gray suit but no shoes. He was buried at sea on 24 April 1912.

The Mansion House Fund paid 875.52 Kr (£48) to parents 1366.50 Kr (£75) damage claims paid to parents 16 June 1914.

References Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#156) Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0

Acknowledgements Leif Snellman, Finland

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Erik Johansson's Timeline

1889
October 14, 1889
Kalmar, Småland, Sweden
1912
April 15, 1912
Age 22
Titanic
April 24, 1912
Age 22
At Sea