Erick Fors

2 June 1852–19 April 1928 (Age 75)
Dalarna, Sweden

The Life of Erick

Erick Fors was born on 2 June 1852, in Dalarna, Sweden. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Karin Olsson. He lived in Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1900. He died on 19 April 1928, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeside Township, Muskegon, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Erick Fors
1852–1928
Karin Olsson
1847–
Christine Fors
1870–
George Alexander Fors
1884–1963
Raymond Conrad Fors
1888–1973
Ethel Fors
1893–
Mildred Fors
1894–

Spouse and Children

    Male1852–1928Male

    Karin Olsson

    Female1847–Female

children

(5)

    Christine Fors

    Female1870–Female

    Male1884–1963Male

    Raymond Conrad Fors

    Male1888–1973Male

    Ethel Fors

    Female1893–Female

    Mildred Fors

    Female1894–Female

World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from Swedish fors ‘waterfall’, or a habitational name from any of various places named with this element as first or second element.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Erick Fors, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Erik Fors, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Erich Fors in entry for Raymond Fors and Edith Warner, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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