|Nils Olofson Nordqvist|
Nils Olofson Nordqvist (1845-1902) Farmer (b. September 11, 1845, Trusta, Rödön, Jämtland, Sweden - d. April 07, 1902, Storsjön, Jämtland, Sweden)
He was born on September 11, 1845 in Trusta, Rödön, Jämtland, Sweden to Olof Nilsson (1821-?); and Agneta Gustafsdotter Örbom (1823-?).
He had a sister: Kerstin Olofsdotter (1848-?) who married Ole Andreas Andreasson (1854-?).
He married Karin Jönsdotter (1850-1931) on October 02, 1870 in Rödön, Jämtland, Sweden.
Together they had the following children: Anna Nordqvist (1875-?) who married Carl Gustav Johnson in Sweden and emigrated to the US with her mother in 1909; Anna Nordqvist (1875-?) who remained in Sweden; and Olga Birgitta Nordqvist (1885-1972) who emigrated to the US in 1903 and married Axel Edwin Rapp (1882-1966).
He died in 1902 in Storsjön, Jämtland, Sweden.
He was buried in Marby Church Cemetery, Jämtland, Sweden.
After her husband's death, Karin emigrated to the United States with her daughter, Anna Nordqvist, on May 10, 1909. Her daughter Olga Nordqvist had already emigrated in 1903.
Nils Olofson Nordqvist (1845-1902) was the fourth cousin, three time removed of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ). He was also the third great-grandson of Anders Örbom I (1675-1740) Captain in the Swedish Army.
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Nov 20, 2005
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