Johannes Magnus Lagerquist

Male29 March 1854–7 October 1927

Brief Life History of Johannes Magnus

When Johannes Magnus Lagerquist was born on 29 March 1854, in Jönköping, Sweden, his father, Carl Israelsson Lagerquist, was 32 and his mother, Lena Sofia Rylander, was 28. He married Wilhelmina Maria Johannesdottir on 15 October 1881, in Sweden. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Liberty Grove, Door, Wisconsin, United States for about 5 years and Door, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. He died on 7 October 1927, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sister Bay, Door, Wisconsin, United States.

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Johannes Magnus Lagerquist
Wilhelmina Maria Johannesdottir
Marriage: 15 October 1881
Charles Lagerquist
Frank Fritz Logerquist
Hilma W Logerquist
Samuel Logerquist
Arthur William Logerquist
Elmer Alex Logerquist
George Arvid Logerquist
Edmund John Lagerquist

Sources (9)

  • John Logerquist, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Johannes Magnus Logerquist, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Johannes Magnus Lagerqvist, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1881Sweden
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 19

    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 21

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Helmer.

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

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

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