Biography of Carl Erickson
Houston County, MN Biographies

Carl Erickson, in former days an active farmer and respected citizen of Money Creek township, was a native of Telemarken, Norway, where he married Helga Olson. Coming to America in 1861, they settled in Sheldon township, this county, remaining there a year, at the end of which time they removed to Money Creek township and took land. There they resided for 20 years, during which time Mr. Erickson developed a good farm. He and his wife then moved to the farm now operated by their son Swan in section 9, Sheldon township, where Carl Erickson died about 1894, and his wife in 1903. They were industrious and worthy people who had bravely met and overcome many obstacles and discouragements in life before reaping their reward in a comfortable prosperity. They were the parents of eight children.


FROM:
The History of Houston County, Minnesota
Edited by: Franklyn Curtis-Wedge.
H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Co.
Winona, Minn. 1919

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