Any info avail? Lovisa Sophia Emilia Thornquist Tornquist my GR GR GR Grandmother

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I wanted to share this family photo of Lovisa Sophia Emilia Thornquist tornquist with the community. Location: probably in Marquette, McPherson, KS. Date: unknown.
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in Photos by Cynthia Whalen G2G2 (2.2k points)

"Sofia Lovisa" was born 1851 30 May in Jönköping Kristina parish. She was the daughter of Hofslagaregesällen (later Smeden (Smith)) Carl Johan Thörn (later Thörnqvist) born 1828 19 Aug in Bälaryd

and Sofia Holmqvist born 1826 15 June in Habo Småland. They were later divorced and he remarried.

Source Swedish parish records

Jönköping Kristina AI:36 page 238 and C:8 page 447!

MvH Roland
thank you

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Sofia Lovita Tornquist, Kansas, Swedish Church Records, 1863-1914 Event Date: 1869-1886 Lindsborg, McPherson, Kansas. Birth date 13 May 1851 birthplace Jonkoping.

Household-Anders Peter Lindstadt born Linderas, Sofia Lovita Tornquist born Jonkoping, Johan Emil male born Linderas, Selma female born Kansas.

Record Collection: Kansas, Swedish Church Records, 1863-1914.
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
selected by Cynthia Whalen
The disparity in the birth date is problematic. Find A Grave indicates 30 May 1851 and the Kansas Swedish Church Record indicates 13 May 1851.
Oh my thank you!
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Sophia Louise Tornquist Lindstedt, Find A Grave Index

Burial 1931 Lindsborg, McPherson, Kansas, estimated age 80 birth date 30 May 1851. Burial at Elmwood Cemetery.

Record Collection: Find A Grave Index,
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)

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