Alfred Erickson

Male2 July 1862–11 January 1944

Brief Life History of Alfred

When Alfred Erickson was born on 2 July 1862, in Kareby, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Eric Gustafsson, was 35 and his mother, Anna Christina Louisa Johannsdotter, was 34. He married Peher Armson in 1887, in Kareby, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden. He died on 11 January 1944, at the age of 81.

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Alfred Erickson
Peher Armson
Marriage: 1887

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    1887Kareby, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden
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    World Events (7)

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 11

    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

    1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

    Age 22

    Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.


    Age 35

    World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Thor, Nils, Lars, Sven, Lief, Anders, Lennart, Iver, Elof, Erland.

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Ericsson and Eriksson , Norwegian, Danish, and North German Eriksen and Erichsen , or of any other Scandinavian or North German patronymic from a personal name derived from Old Norse Eiríkr, which is composed of ei ‘ever, always’ (or a shortened form of ein ‘one, only’) + rík ‘power’. Compare Ericksen , Ericson , and Erikson .

    English (Lancashire): patronymic from the Middle English male personal name Eric (with the same etymology as 1 above) + son.

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

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