Nils Eric Runquist

24 April 1889–7 May 1964 (Age 75)
Näskott, Jämtland, Sweden

The Life of Nils Eric

When Nils Eric Runquist was born on 24 April 1889, in Näskott, Jämtland, Sweden, his father, Eric Rönnquist Or Runquist, was 41 and his mother, Anna Pehrsdotter, was 42. He married Esther Isabel Grunander on 17 June 1920, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in East Longmeadow, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. He died on 7 May 1964, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Nils Eric Runquist
1889–1964
Esther Isabel Grunander
1894–1976
Marriage: 17 June 1920
Kenneth Carl Runquist
1921–2002
George Albin Runquist
1925–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 June 1920
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Eric Rönnquist Or Runquist

    Male1847–1927Male

    Anna Pehrsdotter

    Female1847–1913Female

siblings

(3)

    Anna Elisabeth Runquist

    Female1879–1906Female

    Pehr Olof Or Olof Runquist

    Male1882–1956Male

    Male1889–1964Male

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1897

Age 8

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements run ‘rune’, ‘runic letter’ or rund ‘round’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Neils E Ronquist in household of Eric Ronquist, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Niles E Runquist, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nils E Runquist, "United States Census, 1930"

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