Anna Andersdotter Tornqvist

22 March 1865–4 July 1935 (Age 70)
Nora, Örebro, Sweden

The Life of Anna

When Anna Andersdotter Tornqvist was born on 22 March 1865, in Nora, Örebro, Sweden, her father, Anders Jacobsson, was 36 and her mother, Anna Sophia Borell, was 35. She had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Erik Leonard Eriksson. She lived in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Albion, Houghton, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 4 July 1935, in Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70.

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Erik Leonard Eriksson
Anna Andersdotter Tornqvist
Hildur Maria Eriksson
Hugo Eric Eriksson
Olaf Einar Eriksson
Hjalmar Eriksson
Carl Edward Eriksson
Anna Eriksson
Annette Eriksson
Ruth Eriksson

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 2

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 19

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Eriksson in household of E Leonerd Eriksson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Eriksson in household of E Leonard Eriksson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Anna Tourniquist in entry for Hugo Erikson and Annie Kobe, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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