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 Emil Soderquist

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Emil Soderquist

  • Birth 15 Mar 1877 Dalarnas län, Sweden
  • Death 26 Aug 1953 Iron River, Iron County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Mapleton, Iron County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 33280747

John Emil Soderquist, aka Johan Emil Söderqvist, was born 15 March 1877 in Born, Husby parish, Dalarna, Sweden, son of Johan Andersson Söderqvist and Anna Lovisa Jansdotter. He died 26 August 1953 at his home on the Soderquist Farm on Sunset Lake, Bates Township, Iron County, Michigan. He emigrated from Sweden with his parents and 2 sisters, Anna Elida and Selma Sofia 22 April 1887. He homesteaded and farmed his entire adult life on the Soderquist farm, taking over from his father, who died in December 1937. He married Ester Elisabet Andersson in 1910 in Iron River, Michigan and together with her, raised 2 children, Elin b. 1913 and Chester b. 1921. He was a pioneer member of First Lutheran Church in Iron River.


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  • Created by: Wayne Ohlsson
  • Added: 26 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33280747
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emil Soderquist (15 Mar 1877–26 Aug 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33280747, citing Bates Township Cemetery, Mapleton, Iron County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Wayne Ohlsson (contributor 46605440) .