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L. M. ERICSSON's Gravesite

This is a picture of the grave of Lars Magnus Ericsson in the Botkyrka Cemetery (Plot Number F44) in Stockholm, Sweden.

The picture was brought back by Society Treasurer John Nichols after his recent trip to Sweden (and other parts). The picture shows John and friends at the gravesite.

The following details are from our Swedish member, Henrik Lundin.

Lars Magnus Ericsson said that he came into the world without anything and he was going to do the same when he died. Therefore there is no name or identification of any type on this huge gravesite.

This is a perpetual site, which is not the case with sites today in Sweden. Nowadays, a site can only exist for 25 years with a possible 5 year extension.

Lars Magnus was married to Hilda Carolina and they had 4 children two of whom are buried with their parents. Lars and Hilda's third child, Anna, had 10 children, 4 of whom are buried with their grandparents.

The relations buried in the same plot are as follows...

Lars Magnus Ericsson

Born 1846 Died 1926

Buried 2 metres deep

Hilda Carolina Ericsson nee Simonsson (wife)

Born 1860 Died 1941

Buried in sepulchral urn at the feet of LME

Lars Magnus Jr. Ericsson

Born 1892 Died 1921

Child no.4

Anna Giertz nee Ericsson

Born 1881 Died 1967

Child no 3

Knut Harald Giertz

Born 1910 Died 1951

Anna's 5th child - buried beside LME

Anna-Stina Giertz

Born 1912 Died 1914

Anna's 6th child

Karl Gustaf Giertz

Born 1913 Died 1940

Anna's 7th child - buried above LME

Ulla-Maria Giertz

Born 1918 Died 1919

Anna's 10th child

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