Claud Waltemer Burquist

8 July 1886–24 January 1956 (Age 69)
Lerhol, Värmland, Sweden

The Life 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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Claud Waltemer Burquist
Eliza Reid Cox
Marriage: 16 March 1909

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16 March 1909
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

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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.
1896 · Utah becomes a state

Age 10

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
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

Altered form of the Swedish ornamental name Bergquist .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claus W Berquist in household of Olif Berquist, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Claés Waldemar in household of Olof Nilsson Bergqvist, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Claude W. Burquist, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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