Gladys S Erickson

5 February 1898–5 December 1984 (Age 86)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Gladys S

When Gladys S Erickson was born on 5 February 1898, in Minnesota, United States, her father, Hans S Erickson, was 37 and her mother, Minnie Thompson, was 29. She married Albin William Gronquist on 4 May 1920, in Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States. She lived in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States for about 40 years. She died on 5 December 1984, in Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Brainerd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albin William Gronquist
Gladys S Erickson
Marriage: 4 May 1920

Spouse and Children

4 May 1920
Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Hans S Erickson


    Minnie Thompson





    Clara Edwina Erickson


    Selma C Erickson


    Mabel A Erickson


    Esther M Erickson


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 8

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Respelling of a Scandinavian and North German patronymic derived from the Old Norse personal name Eiríkr, which is composed of ei ‘ever’, ‘always’ (or a reduced form of ein ‘one’, ‘only’) + rík ‘power’. The main forms are Erichsen , Eriksen , Ericsson , and Eriksson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gladys Granquist in household of Alvin Granquist, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys Erickson in household of Hans Erickson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gladys Erickson, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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