Rudolph Antonius Erickson

11 March 1857–7 September 1922 (Age 65)
Vestre Aker, Kristiania, Norway

The Life Summary of Rudolph Antonius

When Rudolph Antonius Erickson was born on 11 March 1857, in Vestre Aker, Kristiania, Norway, his father, Engebret Erickson, was 36 and his mother, Olena Olsdatter, was 30. He lived in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880 and Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 7 September 1922, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Engebret Erickson
Olena Olsdatter
Albertina Marie Erickson
Emma Olava Erickson
Alexander Erickson
Rudolph Antonius Erickson
Anne Johanne Erickson
Fernando Charles Erickson
Joseph Hyrum Erickson

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World Events (8)

1860 · School Act
Age 3
School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.
Age 6
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 18
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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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Sources (18)

  • Rudolf Antonius Eriksen in household of Ingebredt Eriksen, "Norway Census, 1865"
  • Rudolph Erickson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Rudolph Erikson, "United States Census, 1920"

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