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 Erick William Anderson

Erick William Anderson

Vingaker, Vingåkers kommun, Södermanlands län, Sweden
Death 13 May 1930 (aged 61)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 06 086 1
Memorial ID 127713 · View Source
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Parents: Anders & Britta Anderson
Spouse: Ellen P. Anderson & Hilma Mathilda Carlson
COD: Carcinoma of stomach
Occupation: Day Laborer & City Health Inspector

Erick was christened as Erick Vilhelm Andersson
Americanized spelling: Erick William Anderson

Erick William is 5th of 8 children of Anders & Britta Anderson

Father, Anders Anderson III, was a carpenter. The family was contacted by the Mormon missionaries and Mother Greta (Britta) (at age 45) and Father Anders (at age 50) were baptized member of the LDS Church on 12 Oct 1879. However, Father, Anders Anderson, died two months later on 12 Dec 1879.

This left Britta, with 7 (living) children ranging in age from 17 to 2 year old..Life was very difficult for the family. Britta took in washing and ironing to earn a little money, and they farmed most of their food. Besides attending grammar school, the boys worked on farms and the girls worked as maid & house keepers.

During 1892, at age 23, Erick emigrated from Sweden to SLC, Utah. His sister, Ellen Josefina, followed during 1893 and his brother, Alfred John, followed during 1896. In 1899 his Mother, Britta, and sisters, Brita Christina "Stena" and Caroline "Lena" also followed. (Immigration based on 1900 U.S. Census)

On 16 Jan 1901 Erick MARRIED Ellen Christina Pearson. They were later divorced.
On 14 April 1904 Erick MARRIED Hilma Mathilda Carlson

Erick and Hilma had two sons: Alvin Erick (1905-1968) and Hilmar Carl (1907-1968)

Erick worked as a City Health Inspector

Biography & Photo Album: of Erick Vilhelm (William) Andersson

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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127713
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Erick William Anderson (21 Feb 1869–13 May 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127713, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .