Anna Mae Erickson

4 January 1901–17 March 1991 (Age 90)
Alden, Hardin, Iowa, United States

The Life 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 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Hansell, Franklin, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Oakland, Franklin, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 17 March 1991, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Union, 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

Spouse and Children

6 March 1920
Hamilton, Iowa, United States


    Doris Isabel Musson


    Donald John Musson



Parents and Siblings



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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. 
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 25

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

Respelling of a Scandinavian and North German patronymic derived from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr, which is composed of ei ‘ever’, ‘always’ (or a reduced form of ein ‘one’, ‘only’) + rík ‘power’. The main forms are Erichsen , Eriksen , Ericsson , and Eriksson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie Musson in household of George Musson, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Anna Erickson in household of Lewis M Erickson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna M Erickson in household of Lewis M Erickson, "United States Census, 1920"

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