John Edward Axel or Johan Edvard Axel Quistgard or Qvistgaard

Brief Life History of John Edward Axel or Johan Edvard Axel

When John Edward Axel or Johan Edvard Axel Quistgard or Qvistgaard was born on 30 July 1875, in Laholmen, Nordland, Norway, his father, Johan Joseph Poul or Paul Quistgard Qvistgaard, was 29 and his mother, Fanny Julie Johanna Basch, was 25. He married Florence Cameron on 6 August 1901, in St. Louis, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Billinge, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1885 and Helsingborg, Malmöhus, Sweden for about 4 years. He died on 26 January 1944, in Warren, Marshall, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Warren, Marshall, Minnesota, United States.

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John Edward Axel or Johan Edvard Axel Quistgard or Qvistgaard
Florence Cameron
Marriage: 6 August 1901
Hunter Cameron Quistgard
Dr. Paul Cameron Quistgard
Jean F Quistgard
John Edward or Jackie Quistgard

Sources (19)

  • Edward A Quistgard, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Edward Axel Quistgaard, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • John E A Quistgard, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.


Historical Boundaries: 1878: Kittson, Minnesota, United States 1878: Marshall, Minnesota, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): from Hebrew or ‘light’, a Hebraicized form of various original Ashkenazic surnames.

Chinese: Cantonese form of the surname 柯, see Ke 1.

Chinese: Hokkien form of the surname 胡, see Hu 1.

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

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