Gustaf A Eriksson

1890–1947 (Age 56)

The Life of Gustaf A

When Gustaf A Eriksson was born in June 1890, his father, Johan Olof Eriksson, was 29 and his mother, Sofia Agata Israelsson, was 28. He lived in Clinton, Island, Washington, United States in 1910. He died on 11 May 1947, at the age of 56.

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Johan Olof Eriksson
Sofia Agata Israelsson
Ivjinia Eriksson
John Albin Erikson
Ida Albertina Eriksson
Gustaf A Eriksson
Emil Ferdinand Eriksson
Emelinda Erikson
Bertile Theodore Erikson

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 7

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 16

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Erik, Old Norse Eiríkr ( see Erickson ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Gustav Erikson in household of John Erikson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gustaf A Erikson in household of John O Erikson, "United States Census, 1900"

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