Annie Dorothy Erickson

5 February 1857–25 November 1941 (Age 84)
Hemsjö, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Annie Dorothy

When Annie Dorothy Erickson was born on 5 February 1857, in Hemsjö, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Sven Eriksson, was 31 and her mother, Maria Kristina Bengtsdotter, was 30. She married Charles John Stromberg on 10 January 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 2 Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1940 and Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1941. She died on 25 November 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles John Stromberg
Annie Dorothy Erickson
Marriage: 10 January 1876
Anna Matilda Stromberg
Charles Sidney Stromberg
Mary Alice Stromberg
John Henry Stromberg
Ettie Stromberg
George Albert Stromberg
Murray Frederick Stromberg
Stanley William Stromberg
Seymour Benjamin Stromberg
Emma Amelia Stromberg
Golden Alvin Stromberg
Rulon Swen Stromberg
Noel Lester Stromberg

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 16
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    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 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

    Rulon S. Stromberg Autobiography

    I was born July 11, 1900, in the old Benson home in Grantsville, Tooele County, Utah. My father's name was Charles John Stromberg. He was married to Anna Dorotea Erickson in the old Endowment Home in …

    Sources (60)

    • Anna D Erickson Stromberg in household of C J Stromberg, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Anna S. Ericsson in entry for Murray Fredrick Stromberg and Erna Ida Jennings, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Annie Dorothy Stromberg, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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