Rasmus Pehrsson Borgquist

25 December 1842–23 August 1896 (Age 53)
Lyngby, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Rasmus Pehrsson

When Rasmus Pehrsson Borgquist was born on 25 December 1842, in Lyngby, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Pehr Hansson Borg, was 37 and his mother, Ingar Jonsdotter, was 30. He married Anna Cecilia Nilsdotter on 5 November 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Lund, Lund, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1841. In 1876, at the age of 34, his occupation is listed as stone cutter to build the salt lake temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 23 August 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Pehrsson Borgquist
1842–1896
Anna Cecilia Nilsdotter
1837–1922
Marriage: 5 November 1866
Josefina Albertina Gunilda Nilsdotter
1861–1935
George Reuben Borgquist
1867–1867
Selma Borgquist
1868–1868
Rhoda Annie Borgquist
1870–1871
Rose Selma Borgquist
1872–1954
Anna Belinda Borgquist
1874–1874
Heman Neil Borgquist
1876–1932
Agnes Catherine Borgquist
1879–1962
Bertha Elizabeth Borgquist
1882–1918
Anna W Borgquist
1889–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 November 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 6
    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.
    1863
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Berquist

    Story Highlight

    A More Full Account of Rasmus Borgquist

    A MORE FULL ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF RASMUS BORGQUIST Rasmus Pehrson Borgquist was born December 25th 1842, in Lyngby Socken (pastoral district), Bare Härad (county), Malmo Lahn (provinc …

    Sources (42)

    • Rasmus Borgquist in entry for Niels Paul Lund and Eureka Bowman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Rasmus Borgquist in entry for Anna Cecelia Borgquist, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Rasmus Borgquist, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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