Frithjof Emanuel Lofquist

Male24 August 1890–8 May 1924

Brief Life History of Frithjof Emanuel

When Frithjof Emanuel Lofquist was born on 24 August 1890, in Bygdøy, Oslo, Norway, his father, Otto Fredrik Lofquist, was 38 and his mother, Johanna Marie Nielsen, was 36. He married Emma Emelie Iversen on 10 July 1909, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 8 May 1924, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frithjof Emanuel Lofquist
Emma Emelie Iversen
Marriage: 10 July 1909
Jennie Christiane Lofquist
Ingrid Fredrike Lofquist
Ruth Marie Lofquist
Solvieg Sophia Lofquist
Frithjofh Woodruff Lofquist
Emma Emelia Lofquist

Sources (38)

  • Frederick E Lofquist, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Frithjof Emanuel Lofquist - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Frithjof E Lofquist
  • Fred Lofquist, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1968"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 July 1909Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

    Age 2

    The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    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.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 10

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Erik, Erland.

    Swedish (Löfquist): ornamental name composed of theelements löv ‘leaf’ + quist, an old or ornamentalspelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

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