Tag: Tilderquist

Gustava’s Story

Gustava sat down with her bundle of belongings in an open door of a dilapidated barn and cried as if her heart was broken.  It was not easy for the favorite daughter of a nämndemannen (juryman) of Kärda, Sweden, endowed with an independent spirit,…

Gustava’s Unworn Wedding Dress

In Chapter 1 of Anna’s Home, the character Eva tells the story of her mother’s beautiful, but unworn, wedding dress.  This is a real story is narrated by Eva Tilderquist in the family history, P.O. Tilderquist Family, which she published in 1952.  Eva implies…