Edward Bergquist

5 December 1890–3 February 1950 (Age 59)
Mink Creek, Oneida, Idaho, United States

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Bergquist was born on 5 December 1890, in Mink Creek, Oneida, Idaho, United States, his father, Adolph Frederick Augustsson Snäll Bergquist, was 42 and his mother, Pernilla Nilsdotter, was 40. He married Serena Alder Jensen on 28 June 1917, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Grace, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Preston Election Precinct 3, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 3 February 1950, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Preston Cemetery, Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Bergquist
Serena Alder Jensen
Marriage: 28 June 1917
Gwendolyn Bergquist
Jesse Dewey Bergquist
Leon Jensen Bergquist
Ralph Jenson Bergquist
Keith Edward Bergquist
Margaret June Bergquist
Hyrum Clifford Bergquist
Augusta Eleise Bergquist
Gordon Ross Bergquist
Roma Bergquist

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1917Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    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.
    1896 · Utah Becomes a State
    Age 6
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 16
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Thor, Erik, Lars, Lennart, Algot, Alrik, Anders, Johan, Nels, Nils, Per, Sigfrid.Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements berg ‘mountain, hill’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’. Compare Berquist .

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

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    Edward Bergquist-Life Sketch

    Edward Bergquist was born 5 Dec, 1890, in Mink Creek, Oneida County, Idaho to Swedish immigrant parents. He grew up in Mink Creek, Idaho and attended the academy in Preston Idaho. He completed the eig …

    Sources (44)

    • Edward Bergquist, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Edward Bergquist, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Edward Bergquist in entry for Ralph Bergquist, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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