Hugo Milton Erickson

13 October 1907–19 April 1935 (Age 27)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Hugo Milton

When Hugo Milton Erickson was born on 13 October 1907, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, August Hjalmer Erickson, was 39 and his mother, Alma Mathilda Johnson, was 32. He married Bessie Irene Aldous on 27 August 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 April 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hugo Milton Erickson
Bessie Irene Aldous
Marriage: 27 August 1931
Janice Catherine Erickson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 August 1931Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 1
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
    1909 · Swedish General Strike
    Age 2
    The Swedish General Strike of August 4 to September 4, 1909, was joined by over 300,000 people across Sweden. The Swedish General Strike was the first major dispute between the Swedish Trade Union Confederation and the Swedish Employers Association.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 9
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Hugo Erickson Funeral

    Minutes of the funeral can be found here: Minutes, April 21, 1935, Twelfth-Thirteenth Ward, Ensign Stake, Historical Record, 1931-1938, LR 9453 11, v. 9, Church history Library, Salt Lake City.

    Sources (26)

    • Hugo Milton Erickson, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Hugo Milton Erickson in household of August H Erickson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Hugo Milton Erickson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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