Mr Nils Johan Olsson (Göransson), 28, was born 13 May 1883 the son of Olof Göransson and Sissa Nilsson, kv.126, hus 4, Eslöv, Skåne, Sweden. Olsson worked as a smith.
According to church books John Olsson's real name was Nils Johan Göransson. His father was working on a brewery but was handicapped by an injured hand and became partly dependent on his sons income. John bought his ticket in Malmö his destination is not known.
He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a third class passenger and died in the sinking, his body was never found.
The Mansion House Fund paid 875.52 Kr (£48) to parents 2282.50 Kr (£125) damage claims paid to parents 18 August 18 1914.
Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Leif Snellman, Finland
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