BERTA EMELIA BLOMQVIST

26 September 1905–before 2005 (Age 99)
Färila, Gävleborg, Sweden

The Life of BERTA EMELIA

When BERTA EMELIA BLOMQVIST was born on 26 September 1905, in Färila, Gävleborg, Sweden, her father, JOHAN PERSON BLOMQVIST, was 30 and her mother, Emfrid Andersdotter, was 26. She died before 2005, in Ljusdal, Gävleborg, Sweden, at the age of 98.

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Family Time Line

JOHAN PERSON BLOMQVIST
1875–1970
Emfrid Andersdotter
1879–1980
BERTA EMELIA BLOMQVIST
1905–2005
GUNHILD HILDEGARD BLOMQVIST
1908–2005

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Orthography Reform

Age 1

A Royal decree was issued on April 7, 1906, which introduced a new way of spelling and orthography reform in schools. Many protested the new changes.
1909 · Swedish General Strike

Age 4

The Swedish General Strike of August 4 to September 4, 1909, was joined by over 300,000 people across Sweden. The Swedish General Strike was the first major dispute between the Swedish Trade Union Confederation and the Swedish Employers Association.
1939

Age 34

World War II began. Sweden neutral.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements blom ‘flower’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: BERTA EMELIA BLOMQVIST - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: BERTA EMELIA BLOMQVIST

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