The family in America - Hilma Andersson Hultquist


Hilma Hultquist ( nee Andersson) born March 6, 1885 in Stigåsa, Stockaryd, died February 1969 in Paxton, Keith County, Nebraska, USA. Hilma (sister to Sofia) married Anton Hultquist who was born in 1871 and died in 1949.

Hilma arrived in America 1903 with a brother Oscar, and settled in Stanton, Iowa, with an aunt and uncle. She could not speak English but later learned the language while working for the Harry Maloney family in Red Oak. She lived with the Maloneys until 1904, when she married Anton Hultquist. Hilma and Anton moved from Iowa to St. Edward, Nebraska, in 1907. They later moved to Grant in western Nebraska and then to Paxton, Nebraska. Hilma´s brother Oscar returned to Sweden about 1958.

(From Telegraph-Bulletin 1960)

In US Census 1910 the was living in St. Edwards, Boone Co, Nebraska. See US Census 1910 in pdf