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Halvor Erickson[1]

Male 1829 - 1904  (74 years)


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  • Name Halvor Erickson 
    Born 12 Aug 1829  Seljord, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 May 1904  Bratsberg, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8
    • ae 73-1-16
    Buried 7 May 1904  Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 9
    Notes 
    • Halvor Erickson Succumbs.
      Well Known NorwayTownship Pioneer Passes Away
      Halvor Erickson, of Bratsberg, passed away at his home at 4 a. m., Tuesday morning, May 3, 1904. Deceased was born in Kvidiseid, Prestegjeld, Norway, August 12, 1829. 0n September 9, 1851, he left his mother country and started out to seek his fortune in America. Arriving in the United States, he spent two years in Wisconsin and Iowa, then came to Minnesota, settling on the farm where he resided up to his death. November 12, 1854, at Decorah, Iowa, be was united in marriage, to Carrie Overland. Twelve children were the results of this marriage; six of whom, with his widow, survive him. The living children are Mrs. T. S. Evenson, Mrs. Lars Jensen, Mrs. Ole Benson, Stener at Milan, this state; Ole at Knox, N. D.; and Carl at home. Ten years ago Mr. Erickson visited his childhood's home in Norway. On his return here and while at Detroit, Mich., he suffered a severe sun stroke,, from the effects of which he never fully recovered. Later a complication of kidney trouble and other diseases set in and becoming worse he passed away, as stated, on Tuesday morning. The funeral will occur Saturday, from the house at 1 o'clock p.m.; and he will be interred in the Highland Prairie Lutheran cemetery. Mr. Erickson was one of the oldest pioneer settlers in the town and was highly respected by all. His death comes as a sad blow to his sorrowing wife and children who have the heartfelt sympathy
      of all.

      Alternate birth date: November, 1829
      Alternate birth date: 12 Aug 1829
      Alternate marriage date: 12 Nov 1854
      On 9 Sep 1851, he left Norway for America. He spent two years in Wisconsin and Iowa, then came to Minnesota, settling on the farm where he resided up to his death

      1865 Minnesota Census, Fillmore, Norway Township, Entry #92, Halver Erickson, Chalenda, Ingebor, John H., Tilda Marie

      1870 MN Census, Norway, Fillmore Co., p. 28, Halvor Erickson, age 41, farmer, value of real estate 4500, value of personal estate 925, born Norway, US citizen

      1880 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Halvor Erickson, 50, farmer, born Norway, with wife Kari 48, born Norway, children Esabel H. 20, John H. 18, Tilda Marie 16, Elena 14, Stephen 12, Ole H. 7, Carl H. 6

      1885 MN State Census: Halvor Erickson, 55, Kari, 52, Steiner, 16, Ole, 13, Carl, 11, Norway Twp., p. 14

      1900 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Halvor Erickson, born Aug 1829, age 70, married 45 years, born Norway, parents born Norway, immigrated to US in 1850, resident for 50 years, naturalized citizen, no occupation, owns farm free of mortgage, wife Karrie, born Sept 1831, age 68, married 45 years, mother of 12 children 6 living, born Norway, parents born Norway, immigrated to US in 1851, resident for 49 years [5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16]
    Person ID I5257  Mindrum
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2018 

    Father Eirik Steinarsson √ėvland,   b. 1785,   d. 1861, Ovland, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Ingebjorg Olavsdtr. Ulsnes,   d. Dec 
    Family ID F3684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kari Overland,   b. 9 Sep 1831, Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1914, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1854  Decorah, Winneshiek, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Erik Erickson,   b. 27 Nov 1856, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862/1868  (Age 11 years)
     2. Ingabor Isabelle Erickson,   b. 4 Jan 1860, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1921, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. John H. Erickson,   b. 13 Jan 1862, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1892  (Age 30 years)
     4. Tilla Marie Erickson,   b. 24 Nov 1863, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1942, Hennepin Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Lena Erickson,   b. 30 Dec 1865, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1938, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Stenar Eriksen,   b. 4 May 1868, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1954  (Age 85 years)
     7. Hans Edward Erickson,   b. 7 May 1870, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874  (Age 3 years)
     8. Hilda Mathilde Erickson,   b. 1872,   d. 14 Sep 1872  (Age 0 years)
     9. Ole H. Erickson,   b. 1 Apr 1872, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1960  (Age 88 years)
     10. Carl Halvor Erickson,   b. 5 Apr 1874, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1944, Rugby, Pierce, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     11. Hannah T. Erickson,   b. 1878,   d. 18 Oct 1878  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F2912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Erickson, Halvor
    Erickson, Halvor

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S5066] Halvor Erickson headstone, Highland Prairie Church cemetery, 27 Aug 1829.

    3. [S8462] Birth and death registers, 1871-1907, Norway Twp., Fillmore, MN, 12 Aug 1829, p. 51, no. 9.

    4. [S4342] Halvor Erickson obituary, Rushford Star Republican, 5 May 1904, p. 1, 12 Aug 1829.

    5. [S644] Halvor Erickson obituary, Rushford Star-Republican, 5 May 1904.

    6. [S5066] Halvor Erickson headstone, Highland Prairie Church cemetery.

    7. [S8161] Fillmore County Death Records, 1870-1940, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota.

    8. [S8462] Birth and death registers, 1871-1907, Norway Twp., Fillmore, MN, p. 51, no. 9.

    9. [S8163] Fillmore County History Center Gravestone Index, Fountain, Minnesota.

    10. [S4342] Halvor Erickson obituary, Rushford Star Republican, 5 May 1904, p. 1.

    11. [S610] History of Fillmore County, Minnesota, Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge, 1912, p. 1036.

    12. [S361] 1865 Minnesota Census, Fillmore County, Norway Township.

    13. [S150] 1870 Minnesota Census.

    14. [S566] 1880 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, District 66.

    15. [S94] 1885 Minnesota State Census.

    16. [S5415] 1900 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Enum. Dist. 31, sheet 9A.