Eileen Blomquist

29 January 1899–17 July 1977 (Age 78)
Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Eileen

When Eileen Blomquist was born on 29 January 1899, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, her father, Gustave Westman Blomquist, was 33 and her mother, Amanda Melinda Salisbury, was 32. She married Birger Gustaf Wilhelm Thele on 23 December 1937, in Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 9, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 17 July 1977, in Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Birger Gustaf Wilhelm Thele
Eileen Blomquist
Marriage: 23 December 1937

Spouse and Children

23 December 1937
Election Precinct 29 Alabama City, Etowah, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 2

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements blom ‘flower’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ei* Bloomquist in household of Gustave W Bloomquist, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Eileen B Thele in household of Birger Thele, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alene Bloomquist in household of Gus W Bloomquist, "United States Census, 1930"

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