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
Karin Olsson
Christine Fors
George Alexander Fors
Raymond Conrad Fors
Ethel Fors
Mildred Fors

Spouse and Children


    Karin Olsson




    Christine Fors



    Raymond Conrad Fors


    Ethel Fors


    Mildred Fors


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.

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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