Re: Matilda Dahlquist, Sweden and IN 1847-1908
Piga = female farm worker (unmarried woman)
b. 5/31/1847 in Ekeby, Östergötlands län (Östergötland)
from Åbylund, Strå, Östergötlands län (Östergötland)
Source: Household Examination Roll, p. 136
Emibas migration file ID: Strå E 1873 005
I looked for her scanned original birth record.
Ekeby C:2 (1839-1859) Image 21 / page 37 (AID: v37218.b21.s37, NAD: SE/VALA/00072)
Mathilda was born 31 May and was baptised 2 June 1847 in Ekeby parish in Östergötland county. Her parents were Sven Johan Dahlqvist and his wife Eva Stina Persdotter. The parents lived in Ryckelsby in that parish.
I am not related, but much more is available in the Swedish parish records if you wish to continue researching. It is not hard to research but it takes a lot of time.