Mathias Erickson

Male27 August 1862–13 April 1954

Brief Life History of Mathias

When Mathias Erickson was born on 27 August 1862, in Tierp, Uppsala, Sweden, his father, Erik Ersson, was 39 and his mother, Johanna Pehrson, was 27. He married Johanna Fredrika Erickson on 13 November 1889, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to United States in 1885 and lived in Sevier, Utah, United States in 1920 and Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 April 1954, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Mathias Erickson
Johanna Fredrika Erickson
Marriage: 13 November 1889
Dagny Svea Wilhelmina Erickson

Sources (16)

  • Mathias Erickson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mathias Erickson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Mathias Erickson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1889Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 11

    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.


    Age 24

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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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