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Lena Erickson[1]

Female 1865 - 1938  (72 years)


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  • Name Lena Erickson 
    Born 30 Dec 1865  Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 31 Jan 1938  Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • 1870 MN Census, Norway, Fillmore Co., p. 28, Helena Erickson, age 4, born Minnesota

      They lived on the Halvor Erickson farm at the time of Ole's death. Lena and her boys continued to live there at the time the house burned in 1929.

      Elena in 1880 Census [5, 6]
    Person ID I5264  Mindrum
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2014 

    Father Halvor Erickson,   b. 12 Aug 1829, Seljord, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1904, Bratsberg, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother 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  [7
    Family ID F2912  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ole Benson,   b. Jul 1865, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1927, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1894 
    Children 
     1. Halvor Benhard Benson,   b. 13 Jul 1897, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1929, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Carl Helger Benson,   b. 21 May 1901, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1974, Faribault, Rice, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Orlando Leonard Benson,   b. 22 Jul 1903, Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1977, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2002 
    Family ID F3689  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Benson, Ole and Lena Erickson and Halvor Benson
    Benson, Ole and Lena Erickson and Halvor Benson

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

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

    3. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    4. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    5. [S150] 1870 Minnesota Census.

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

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