Anna Sophia Erickson

Brief Life History of Anna Sophia

When Anna Sophia Erickson was born on 7 March 1878, in Lilla Mellösa, Södermanland, Sweden, her father, Gustaf Albert Ericsson, was 32 and her mother, Ulrica Sophia Larsdotter, was 27. She immigrated to United States in 1882 and lived in Mellösa, Södermanland, Sweden in 1876 and Floda, Södermanland, Sweden for about 5 years. She died on 31 October 1949, in Ericson, Wheeler, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion, Boone, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gustaf Albert Ericsson
Ulrica Sophia Larsdotter
Anna Sophia Erickson
Emil Conrad Gustafsson Albinsson Erickson
Signe Maria
Carl Davies Erickson
John Edward Erickson
Gustave Julius Erickson
Arnold Erickson

Sources (3)

  • Anna Sofia in household of Erik Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Anna Sofia in household of Gust. Alb. Ericsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Anna Sofia in household of Gust Alb Ericsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.


World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.

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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