Carl Arvid Carlquist

Brief Life History of Carl Arvid

Carl Arvid Carlquist was born on 8 January 1857, in Flo, Västra Götaland, Sweden. He married Hulda Augusta Natalia Ostergren on 3 September 1877, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Trollhättan, Älvsborg, Sweden in 1877 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 24 July 1938, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Carl Arvid Carlquist
Hulda Augusta Natalia Ostergren
Marriage: 3 September 1877
Carl Hjalmar Carlquist
Hulda Theresa Carlquist
Edith Natalia Carlquist
Ernest Nimrod Carlquist
Alice Viola Carlquist
Walter Ruffinus Carlquist
Robert Hamlet Carlquist
Daniel Ellsworth Carlquist
Myrtle Deborah Carlquist

Sources (58)

  • Carl Arvid Carlquist, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Carl Arvid Carlquist, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Carl A Carlquist in entry for Ernest N Carlquist, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)


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

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

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

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the personal name Carl + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

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Story Highlight

Forward to Carl Arvid Carlquist's autobiography by Myrtle Carlquist McDonald

FOREWORD Lydia McCauley and I sent out copies of Carl Arvid Carlquist's autobiography to each of his descendants in 1957. It was written from his memory, diaries and notes. Since then I, his daught …

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