Claud Waltemer Burquist

Male8 July 1886–24 January 1956

Brief Life History of Claud Waltemer

When Claud Waltemer Burquist was born on 8 July 1886, in Lerhol, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Olaf Nielson Berquist, was 33 and his mother, Christina Johannesdotter, was 23. He married Eliza Reid Cox on 16 March 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in Brunskog, Värmland, Sweden in 1881 and Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States in 1900. He died on 24 January 1956, in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Laramie, Albany, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claud Waltemer Burquist
Cleo Elizabeth Justesen
Marriage: 26 January 1921
Franklin Claud Burquist

Sources (10)

  • Claus W Berquist in household of Olif Berquist, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claude W. Burquist, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Claud W Burquist, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1921
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 4

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1872: Sweetwater, Wyoming Territory, United States 1890: Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 20

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Arlys, Dagny, Knut, Lisen, Thor.

    Americanized form of Swedish Bergquist .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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