- Birth Date
- 23 June 1833
- Death Date
- 25 December 1887
surname is "Erikson" in Deseret News [Weekly]Death date is confirmed by his burial.
- Age at Departure: 29
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Utah's Tooele County: From the Edge of the Great Basin Frontier (Tooele, UT: Transcript Bulletin Publishing, Inc., 2012).
- European Mission emigration records, Scandinavian Mission, 1852-1920.
- "Names of Immigrants," Deseret News, 24 September 1862, 2.
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger C, p. 425.