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Olga Birgitta Nordquist Rapp
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Birth: May 4, 1885
Jämtlands län, Sweden
Death: Jun. 3, 1972
Cannon Falls
Goodhue County
Minnesota, USA

Olga Birgitta Nordquist (1885-1972) aka Olga Birgitta Nordqvist, Housewife (b. May 04, 1885, Rödön, Jämtland, Sweden - d. June 03, 1972, Cannon Falls, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA) Social Security Number 469766040.

Ancestry:
She was the fourth great-granddaughter of Anders Örbom I (1675-1740), Captain of the Swedish Army.

Birth:
She was a daughter of Nils Olofson Nordqvist (1845-1902) and Karin Jönsdotter (1850-1931).

Emigration:
She emigrated from Sweden on May 10, 1909.

Marriage:
She married Axel Edwin Rapp (1882-1966) around 1905.

Children:
Her children include: Olga Rapp (1906); Henry Louis Rapp (1907-1937); Alva Conrad Rapp (1909-1990); Clara Viola Rapp (1911- ); Raymond John Rapp (1913-1999); Rosella Eleanora Rapp (1915-1980) who married a Holm; Arnold Edwin Rapp (1916-2002); George LaVerne Rapp (1918- ); Doris Leona Rapp (1920- ); Marvin Kenneth Rapp (1922-1999) who was in the Navy; Lucille Muriel Rapp (1924- ); LeRoy Axel Rapp (1926- ); and Virgil Wayne Rapp (1928- ).

Memories of Olga Nordquist:
Eleanore Holm Holt said on May 25, 2005: "A friend of hers in Sweden was given a ticket to travel to the United States to become an indentured servant. Olga took the ticket when the friend decided not to go. She traveled alone to Nova Scotia and then took the train to Minnesota, but no one was there to meet her at the train station. A man noticed her in the station alone and he spoke Swedish and took her home with him. He lived near the people she was going to work for. Olga married Axel Edwin Rapp and they moved to South Dakota and there Olga contracted polio when she was pregnant with her fourth child in 1911. Olga had a weak back after that, so she sent for her mother in Sweden. Her mom brought with her a weaving loom which is now in the Goodhue County Museum in Redwing. She was working on a rug up until three days before her death, and that rug is still on the loom in the museum."

Relationship:
Olga Birgitta Nordquist (1885-1972) was the fifth cousin, twice removed of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Karin Jönsdotter Nordquist (1850 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Axel Edwin Rapp (1882 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Henry Louis Rapp (1907 - 1937)*
  Alva Conrad Rapp (1909 - 1990)*
  Clara Viola Rapp Samuelson (1911 - 2012)*
  Raymond John Rapp (1913 - 1939)*
  Rosella Eleanora Rapp Holm (1915 - 1980)*
  Arnold Edwin Rapp (1916 - 2002)*
  Doris Leona Rapp Banks (1920 - 2006)*
  Marvin Kenneth Rapp (1922 - 1999)*
  Lucille Muriel Rapp Callstrom (1924 - 2014)*
  LeRoy Axel Rapp (1926 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cannon Falls Community Cemetery
Cannon Falls
Goodhue County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Feb 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8394197
Olga Birgitta <i>Nordquist</i> Rapp
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Olga Birgitta <i>Nordquist</i> Rapp
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Olga Birgitta <i>Nordquist</i> Rapp
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