Joseph Hyrum Erickson

18 January 1864–8 December 1948 (Age 84)
Oslo, Norway

The Life Summary of Joseph Hyrum

When Joseph Hyrum Erickson was born on 18 January 1864, in Oslo, Norway, his father, Engebret Erickson, was 42 and his mother, Olena Olsdatter, was 37. He married Mary Anna Johnson on 28 November 1888, in Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and World in 1914. He died on 8 December 1948, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Hyrum Erickson
Mary Anna Johnson
Marriage: 28 November 1888
Ruby Oleen Erickson
Ivy Jane Erickson
Joseph Vernon Erickson
Maud Ilene Erickson
Grace Josephine Erickson
Keith Wendell Alexander Erickson
Franklin Hayes Erickson
Maurine Erickson
Maxine Erickson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1888Manti Utah Temple, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · 1865 Norwegian Census
    Age 1
    Arranged by county, clerical district, parish. Includes names with their birth years & places, position in family, occupation, indexes to farms & localities.
    Age 22
    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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    Story Highlight

    First Murder Trial in Richfield, UT

    After a trial that took fully six days, and after the jury had deliberated for fully twelve hours, a verdict in the case of the state versus Benjamin F. Carter, charged with murder in the first degree …

    Sources (42)

    • Joseph Hyrum Erickson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Jas. H. Erickson in entry for Wendell Erickson and Barbara Menzies, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Joseph Hyrum Erickson in entry for Mary Erickson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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