Erik Gustaf Magnusson


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Erik Gustaf Magnusson was born May 5, 1885, in Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Småland, Sweden, and died February 28, 1966, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 80. Buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. He is the son of Magnus Larsson of Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Småland, Sweden, and Ingrid Maria Petersdotter of Sweden.

Anna Olivia Johnson was born July 24, 1887, in Sweden, and died May 15, 1981, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 93. Buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. She is the daughter of Unknown of Sweden, and Unknown Johansson of Sweden.

Erik changed his name to Erick Gustaf Larson after coming to the United States.

Erik Gustaf (Magnusson) Larson and Anna Olivia Johnson were married June 8, 1911, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.

Erik Gustaf (Magnusson) Larson and Anna Olivia (Johnson) Larson had two children:

  1. Margaret Gunhild Larson: Born March 2, 1912, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN; Died April 3, 1992, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN (age 80). Buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Married about 1941 to Toivo Ivar Francis: Born October 19, 1914, in the Village of Leonidas, Nichols Twp., Saint Louis Co., MN; Died July 26, 1997, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN (age 82). Buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.
  2. Ethel Christine Larson: Born October 11, 1915, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN; Died February 16, 1992, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN (age 76). Buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Married to Jean Narcissus Corniea: Born September 26, 1913, in Carver Co., MN; Died April 19, 1992, in Anoka Co., MN (age 78). Buried in Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.



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Erik Gustaf Magnusson was born May 5, 1885, in Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Småland, Sweden.

Anna Olivia Johnson was born July 24, 1887, in Sweden.


Erik emigrated with three other young men as a single male from Sweden to the U. S. A. from Liverpool September 9, 1905, on the S. S. Campania at age 20 as an unmarried Laborer using the name Erik G. Magnuson, arriving at the Port of New York on September 16, 1905. His last residence was at Torsås, Sweden, and he had $24 in cash with him. His final destination is to visit a friend, Wistor Swanson, 142 So. St Paul, Minn. He has a paid ticket to his final destination, which he paid for himself. He has scars of the eyelid.


Erik changed his name to Erick Gustaf Larson.

Erik Gustaf (Magnusson) Larson and Anna Olivia Johnson were married June 8, 1911, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN.


The WWI Draft Registration Card taken on September 12, 1918 shows Erick Gustaf Larson is a Carpenter working for Pete Ludvigson at 3841 12th Ave. South, Minneapolis. His wife is Anna O. Larson and lives at 3725 15th Ave. South, Minneapolis.


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 7, 1920 shows Erick G. Larson (age 34) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating from Sweden in 1905 with PA naturalization is a House Carpenter renting his home at 3829 Bloomington Ave., 7th Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Anna Larson (age 32) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating from Sweden in 1907 with AL naturalization. Also living there are his two children, both born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents: Margaret G. Larson (age 7); and Ethel C. Larson (age 4-3/12).

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 14, 1930 shows Erick Larson (age 44) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating from Sweden in 1905 with PA naturalization and first married at age 26 is a Building Contractor Carpenter owning his home valued at $6,000 at 4427 17th Ave. South, 7th Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him is his wife, Anna Larson (age 42) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating from Sweden in 1907 with PA naturalization and first married at age 23. Also living there are his two unmarried children, both born in Minnesota to Swedish-born parents: Margaret Larson (age 17) an Office Girl in a Mail Order House; and Ethel Larson (age 14). Also living there is his unmarried brother-in-law, Oscar Johnson (age 53) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents and emigrating from Sweden in 1900 with NA naturalization, who is an Odd Jobs Laborer.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 4, 1940 shows Erik G. Larson (age 54) born in Sweden, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 6 years of School, and a Naturalized citizen, is a married House Builder Carpenter, and who owns his home worth $6,000 and is living at 5719 East 7th, 7th Ward, City of Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN. Living with him are: his wife, Anna O. Larson (age 52) born in Sweden, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 6 years of School, and with Pa citizenship; his married son-in-law, Toivo Francis (age 26) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, a Head Bookkeeper at a retail furnishing House; and his married daughter, Margaret Francis (age 28) born in Minnesota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, an Assistant Bookkeeper at a retail furnishing House.

Erick Gustaf (Magnusson) Larson died February 28, 1966, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 80.

Anna O. (Johnson) Larson died May 15, 1981, in Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., MN, at age 93.