When Anna Mae Erickson was born on 4 January 1901, in Alden, Hardin, Iowa, United States, her father, Lewis Marshall Erickson, was 34 and her mother, Mary Adelaide Steadman, was 25. She married George Osborne Musson on 6 March 1920, in Hamilton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Oakland, Franklin, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Jackson Township, Boone, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 17 March 1991, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Iowa Falls, Hardin, Iowa, United States.
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.