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Johannes Stromquist (1814-1892) Kansas
Posted by: Ken Stromquist Date: March 02, 2000 at 22:22:14
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Stromquist Genealogical Society
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The Stromquist Genealogical Society is dedicated to the genealogy and history of the ancestors and descendants Johannes Jonsson Stromquist & Christina Jonsdotter Anderson Stromquist. We are also searching the collateral lines of Laubach, Lindstrom, Lorenz, Jonsson, and Paulseen.

Johannes Jonsson (aka Jonson) STROMQUIST was born on December 12, 1814, at Morlunda Parish, Kalmar Lan, Smoland Province, Sweden. In 1871, he immigrated from Sweden, with his wife, and their younger children. They landed in New York, NY on July 4, 1871. He died on June 10, 1892 at Freemount, McPherson County, Kansas, at the age of 77. He was buried at the Freemount Lutheran Church Cemetery, Freemount, McPherson County, Kansas.

His wife was Christina Jonsdotter Anderson STROMQUIST. She was born on September 18, 1816, at the Branas Farm, Kristdala Parish, Kalmar Lan, Smoland, Sweden. They were married on August 02, 1835 at Kristdala, Kalmar, Smoland, Sweden. This union was blessed with nine children. She died on May 07, 1874 at New Gottland, McPherson County, Kansas, at the age of 57. She is also buried at the Freemount Lutheran Church Cemetery, Freemount, McPherson County, Kansas.

Their children are:

1. Christina Carolina STROMQUIST: Born: February 14, 1836 at Morlunda Parish, Smoland, Sweden. Her husband was a Mr. BRAGG.

2 Anna Sophia STROMQUIST: Born: January 01, 1838 at Morlunda Parish, Kalmar, Smoland, Sweden; Immigrated: 1863 to Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois; Died: May 10, 1887 at New Gottland, McPherson County Kansas; Buried at the New Gottland Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Gottland, McPherson County, Kansas. Her husband was John Peter GRANT: Born: November 02, 1837 at Morlunda, Smoland, Kalmar, Sweden; Married: 1859 at Sweden; Immigrated: 1863 to Galesburg, Illinois. He died in Colorado.

3. John "Jonas" Peter STROMQUIST: Born: August 31, 1840 at Morlunda, Kalmar, Smoland, Sweden: Died: June 06, 1909 at the J. O. Stromquist Home, Lindsborg, McPherson County, Kansas; His wife was Mathilda ASP: Born: May 29, 1849 at Morlunda, Smoland, Sweden; Married: October 19, 1867 at Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois; Died: February 05, 1909; at the J. P. Stromquist Homestead, Freemount, McPherson County, Kansas.

4. Carl Johan STROMQUIST: Born: September 27, 1842 at Morlunda, Smoland, Sweden; Died: March 17, 1917. His wife was Johanna Mathilda Isaksson: Born: July 11, 1849 at Morlunda, Smoland, Sweden; Married: March 15, 1873; Died: February 01, 1928 at Freemount, McPherson County, Kansas. They are both buried at the Freemount Lutheran Church Cemetery, Freemount, McPherson County, Kansas. This union was blessed with 10 children.

5. Nils August STROMQUIST: Born: February 26, 1845 at Morlunda Parish, Smoland Province, Sweden; Died: May 15, 1886 at Freemount, McPherson County, Kansas. Buried at the Freemount Lutheran Church Cemetery, Freemount, McPherson County, Kansas.

6. Johanna Lovisa STROMQUIST: Born: September 26, 1847 at Morlunda, Smoland, Sweden: Died: November 18, 1887.She married a Mr. NELSON.

7. Gustaf Erik Oscar STROMQUIST: Born: April 15, 1850 at Morlunda, Smoland, Sweden; Died: March 01, 1889 at McPherson County, Kansas. Buried at the New Gottland Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Gottland, McPherson County, Kansas. He married Mary C. STROMQUIST. She was born in 1860.

8. Otto Alfred STROMQUIST: Born: September 18, 1852 at Lilla Bollo, Morlunda, Kalmar, Sweden; Residence: New Gottland, Kansas; Immigrated and landed in New York, New York, on July 04, 1871. He joined his brothers in Freemount, McPherson County, Kansas. In 1872, he filed his claim for a homestead in New Gottland, McPherson County, Kansas. He died on September 10, 1929 at McPherson, McPherson County, Kansas. He is buried at the New Gottland Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Gottland, McPherson County, Kansas. His wife was Ida Sofia Jonson LINDSTROM: Born: August 07, 1857 at Morlunda, Kalmar, Sweden; Married: April 23, 1880 at the New Gottland Lutheran Church, New Gottland, Kansas. She mmigrated to the United States in1876. She died on February 11, 1940 at the Otto Alfred Stromquist Homestead, New Gottland, McPherson County, Kansas. She is also buried at the New Gottland Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Gottland, McPherson County, Kansas. This union was blessed with five children, three of which survived to adulthood.

9. Mathilda Agonia STROMQUIST: Born: March 04, 1856 at Morlunda, Smoland, Sweden; She died in 1873 at Newton, Harvey County, Kansas.

We are looking for all ancestors, descendants and collateral line relatives. We welcome the input of any and all additional information.


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