Carl Axel Ahlquist

19 August 1857–17 December 1932 (Age 75)
Håga, Uppsala, Sweden

The Life Summary of Carl Axel

When Carl Axel Ahlquist was born on 19 August 1857, in Håga, Uppsala, Sweden, his father, Marten Carlsson Ahlquist, was 43 and his mother, Christina Bergquist, was 37. He married Carolina Larsson on 24 July 1881, in Västra Vingåker, Södermanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 17 December 1932, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carl Axel Ahlquist
Carolina Larsson
Marriage: 24 July 1881
Birdie Christina Ahlquist
Carl R Ahlquist
Mabel Louise Ahlquist
Agnes Margaret Ahlquist

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1881Västra Vingåker, Södermanland, Sweden
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 16
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    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 elements al ‘alder’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    A Family Feud

    My father’s sister, my Aunt Hannah, was married in Polygamy to John Quist. John Quist’s first wife was barren, and asked him to take a second wife so he could have a family. He took a second wife, …

    Sources (58)

    • Carl A Ahlquist in household of Edwin G Ahlquist, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Carl A Ahlquist, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Carl Ahlquist, "United States Census, 1920"

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