Agnes Sophia Erland

Brief Life History of Agnes Sophia

When Agnes Sophia Erland was born on 30 March 1908, in Howard, Miner, South Dakota, United States, her father, Lewis Torgerson Erland, was 34 and her mother, Alvilda Gustave Abrahamson, was 25. She married Charles Walter Bickett on 4 November 1950. She lived in Grafton Township, Miner, South Dakota, United States for about 20 years. She died on 22 April 1966, in Madison, Lake, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Oldham Cemetery, Oldham, Kingsbury, South Dakota, United States.

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Charles Walter Bickett
Agnes Sophia Erland
Marriage: 4 November 1950

Sources (6)

  • Agnes Sophia Erland, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • Agnes Erland, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016"
  • Agnes Sophia Erland Bickett, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Obert.

Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in southwestern Norway so named, from Old Norse elri ‘alder’ + land ‘land’, ‘farm’.

Probably also an American shortened form of Swedish Erlandsson (see Erlandson ).

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

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