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Lilliquist, Liljequist, Lilliqvist, Olaf (Ole) O.
B: 1853, Sweden
D: 16 Jan 1894, Red River Township, Kittson County, MN
M: Enga (Ingrid) Westberg b. Sweden d. 1892, Red River Township, Kittson County, MN

FN: Unknown
MN: Unknown

Olaf arrived from Varmland, Sweden around 1881 and first came to Kandiyohi County. They arrived in Kittson County in 1884. Based on his declaration of intention to become a U.S. citizen, he arrived in the U.S. at New York in July 1881. According to family myth, his Swedish name was not Lilliquist. He is said to have been told "there are too many of the name _______", so he chose Lilliquist stating, "We will be a small branch of the family". Although this can not be verified, it was a common practice for some to acquire a new name.

Children of Olaf Lilliquist and Ingrid Westberg:

August Lilliquist
B: 06 Jun 1874, Varmland, Sweden
D: 27 Aug 1933, Hallock, Kittson County, MN, Kittson War Veterans Mem. Hosp.
M: 08 Apr 1903, Selma Mathilda Eklund b. 29 Apr 1876, Cannon Falls, Goodhue County, NN d. 25 Nov 1965, Alameda, Alameda County, CA

Mathilda (Thilda) Lilliquist
B: 1879, Sweden

Ida C. Lilliquist
B: Oct 1882, Sweden
M: John McFarlane

William Lilliquist
B: 02 Sep 1883, Red River Township, Kittson County, MN
D: 16 Mar 1940, Red River Township, Kittson County, MN
M: 30 Nov 1911, Nannie Anderson b. 22 Apr 1880 d. May 1986, Hennepin County, MN

Hilmer Lilliquist
B: 13 Oct 1886, Hallock, Kittson County, MN
D: Nov 1968, Longview, Cowlitz, WA
M: Ethel Bailey b. 24 Dec 1892 d. 29 Jul 1988, Longview, Cowlitz, WA

Otto Lilliquist
B: 27 Aug 1889, South Red River Township, Kittson County, MN
D: 20 Jan 1956, Hallock, Kittson County, MN
M: 13 Sep 1922, Sigrid Baker b. - d. 21 Jan 1951

Children of Otto Lilliquist and Sigrid Baker:

Arden "Slip" Lilliquist
B: 28 Jun 1924, Kittson County
D: 07 Apr 2002
M: Dorothy

Children of Arden Lilliquist and Dorothy:

Dale Marie Lilliquist
M: Sieber

Larry Lilliquist

Patt Lilliquist
M: Rick Orvis

Linette Lilliquist

Emil Lilliquist
B: Feb 1885, Red River Township, Kittson County, MN
D: 02 Jul 1949, Portland, Mulnomah, OR
M: (1) Ruth Unknown d. 29 Sep 1969, Marion County, OR
M: (2) Maude Isabell Edkins b. 1888, Canada d. 29 Jan 1926, Portland, Mulnomah County, OR