Haven't done much genealogy stuff. But can tell you what I know.My dad was born Jan.29, 1912 in Moline, Illinois.His name was Bernard Arthur Leif Erickson. His dad was Arthur Erickson (of Swedish immigrants)and his mother was Rose Emily (Roseberg..in USA, in Sweden she would have been Johannson) Erickson.Her parents came from Sweden, siblings born there and herself and other siblings born in Moline.Their oldest relatives could not speak English. I met some of them when I was 6 years old in Moline. One of them taught me the song "Yes, Jesus Loves Me!" in Swedish, it was the very first song about Jesus that anyone taught me. I learned how to say "a thousand thanks" in Swedish, etc. My dad had one sister, Bernice (Erickson) Apperson. Hope some of this helps someone.