Ferdinand Ericksen

30 September 1863–20 April 1927 (Age 63)
Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Ferdinand

When Ferdinand Ericksen was born on 30 September 1863, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Lars Ericksen, was 37 and his mother, Stine Nielsdatter, was 23. He married Rosetta Amelia Glazier on 16 February 1885, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 20 April 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Ferdinand Ericksen
Caroline Löfgren
Marriage: 17 March 1898
Mildred Antoinette Ericksen
Ferdinand Harlan Ericksen
Alton Theodore Ericksen
Caroline Aileen Ericksen
Donald Lofgren Ericksen
Elroy Lofgren Ericksen

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  • Marriage
    17 March 1898Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
    Age 16
    After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 18
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Alf, Eyvind, Astrid, Bent, Lars, Lief, Nels, Nils, Sig.Americanized form (and a very rare Norwegian and Danish variant) of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Eriksen or Erichsen . Compare Erickson .

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

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    Sources (46)

    • Ferdinand Erickson in entry for Erickson, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Fredinand Erickson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ferdinand in entry for Elroy Lofgren Ericksen and Edna Berneice Robinson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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