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Erickson Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Erickson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Goran Erickson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627
  • Matts Erickson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1627
  • John Erickson, who arrived in Maryland in 1658

Erickson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chris Erickson, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1820
  • Christopher Erickson, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1820
  • Christian Erickson, who arrived in Charleston, South Carolina in 1843
  • G A Erickson, aged 21, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1849
  • Gustaf Adolf Erickson, aged 21, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1849
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Erickson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Andrew Erickson, who immigrated to Wisconsin in 1910
  • Andrew Erickson, who landed in Wisconsin in 1910
  • Adolf Erickson, who was naturalized in Illinois in 1918
  • Nicholas Erickson, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1921
  • Charles John Erickson, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1923

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Contemporary Notables of the name Erickson (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Erickson (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Sidney Erickson (1885-1977), American Chief of Staff, 4th Service Command (1944-1945)
  • Major-General Edgar Carl Erickson (1896-1989), American Chief of the National Guard Bureau (1953-1959)
  • Arthur G. Erickson, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Willmar, Minnesota, 1940-46
  • Arne R. Erickson, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 1st District, 1984
  • Alton R. Erickson, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Chautauqua County 1st District, 1932
  • A. G. Erickson, American politician, Mayor of Bloomington, Illinois, 1906-07
  • A. D. Erickson, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1940
  • Benjamin Erickson (1897-1948), American Republican politician,Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Burlington; Elected 1924
  • Bernard Erickson, American politician, Member of Texas State House of Representatives 58th District; Elected 1992; Defeated, 1994 (Democratic), 1996 (Democratic)
  • Mrs. Bernie Erickson, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1972
  • ... (Another 68 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Erickson Historic Events


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Erickson Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Erik Erickson (1887-1914), Swedish Third Class Passenger from Gothenburg, Sweden who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914
  • Mr. Nels Erickson (1866-1914), Swedish Third Class Passenger from Gothenburg, Sweden who survived the sinking on the Empress of Ireland on May 29th 1914

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Suggested Readings for the name Erickson


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Suggested Readings for the name Erickson



  • The Norwegian-American Families of Hans Bredeson Haagenstad and Emma (Erickson) Haagenstaad, His Wife, to the Fifth Generation, and Peder Erikson and Kari (Haagensdatter) Erikson, His Wife, to the Seventh Generation, Including the Families Whipple, Lundberg, Gulsvig, and Erickson by Mrs. Lyle (Jean E.) Peterson.
  • Prairie Memories: A History of the Swanson, Erickson, and Lindberg Families of North Dakota by Algot R. Swanson.

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Erickson Family Crest Products


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Erickson Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    11. ...

    The Erickson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Erickson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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