From the Emihamn database of CD Emigranten, made from registrations in the Swedish parish to go to a foreign country:
Erlandsson, Johan Erik
Dräng (unmarried man)
b. 9/10/1859 in Madesjö, Kalmar län (Småland)
from Gullaskruf Östregård, Hälleberga, Kalmar län (Småland)
Source: Household Examination Roll, p. 134
Emibas migration file ID: Hälleberga H 1882 004
Dräng = farmhand.
"Somland" must be an attempt at spelling "Småland", the province where he lived. The changing of name from Johnson to Erlandson is probably a confusion about the differing last names of the father and son. Swedes used the patronymic naming customs at that time period. The father's given name plus a possessive s and the ending son (for males) and dotter (for females) was used to form the patronymic name of his children.
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