Jane Lundquist

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Lundquist was born in November 1894, in Florida, United States, her father, Olof Werner Olsson Lundquist, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Whidden, was 21.

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Olof Werner Olsson Lundquist
Elizabeth Jane Whidden
Jane Lundquist
Clyde Lundquist
Robert Earl Lunquist
Jimmie Whidden Lundquist
Edna M Lunquist
Otto Werner Lundquist

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  • Jane Lundquist in household of Olof Lundquist, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nils, Sven, Alf, Gunhild, Gunnel, Holger, Lars, Maren, Sten, Thor.

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

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

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