Skräddar Anders Fredrik Eriksson - the story of a Swedish Baptist in America

Ståhl, Martin
March 2011
Swedish American Genealogist;Mar2011, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
A biography is presented of Anders Fredrik Eriksson, also known as Fredrick Erickson, a Swede who emigrated from Sunnanö, Sweden, to Chicago, Illinois in 1910. It examines his wives Stina Andersdotter and Anna Lisa Jansdotter. The author also notes Eriksson's conversion to the Baptist faith, his membership in the Austin Swedish Baptist Church in Chicago, and he and his second wife's time at the Swedish Baptist Old People's Home "Fridhem."


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