Flora May Erickson

25 September 1878–
Herman, Grant, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Flora May

When Flora May Erickson was born on 25 September 1878, in Herman, Grant, Minnesota, United States, her father, Lewis W Erickson, was 27 and her mother, Florence E Bunker, was 27. She lived in Anoka, Anoka, Minnesota, United States in 1880 and Hinckley, Pine, Minnesota, United States in 1895.

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Lewis W Erickson
Florence E Bunker
Flora May Erickson
Arthur K Erickson
Emily Maud Erickson
Bertha Florence Erickson

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 6

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Flora Erickson in household of John M Currie, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Flora M Ericson in household of Rachel Bunker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Flora M Erickson in household of Lewis W Erickson, "Minnesota, State Census, 1885"

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