Anna Mae Erickson

Female4 January 1901–17 March 1991

Brief Life History of Anna Mae

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.

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Family Time Line

George Osborne Musson
Anna Mae Erickson
Marriage: 6 March 1920
Doris Isabel Musson
Donald John Musson
Lucille Musson
Gerald George Musson

Sources (14)

  • Aura Musson in household of O George Musson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anna Mae Erickson, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Anna Mae Erickson, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 March 1920Hamilton, Iowa, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 1

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    1907 · Pike's Market

    Age 6

    Pike’s Market is one of the oldest still working farmer’s markets in the US. It is located in Seattle’s central business district, just north of Belltown , and southwest of central waterfront and Elliott Bay. One of the attractions there is the gum wall. 


    Age 26

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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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