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Swante Albert Teaquist 1866 - 1958

Colonel Teaquist, aka Svante Albert Abrahamsson, was born 11 January 1866 in the parish of Åsle in Skaraborgs län in Sweden. He emigrated with his mother and older brother and two sisters in August of 1870 to join his father who had come earlier. They lived one year in Green Bay, Wisconsin and about five years near Manchester, Iowa before coming to a farm in Wheeler Township, Sac County, Iowa. He was the local auctioneer for 50 years from 1886 to 1936. He died on 26 February 1958 in Odebolt. He is buried in the Odebolt Cemetery.
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