Thekla Olivia Eugenia Tengelin was born 1884-09-16 in Johannes parish, Stockholm. Her mother died the following year in Johannes parish. Her father, Johan Magnusson Tengelin, remarried in 1889 in Johannes parish. In 1889, Thekla appears in Emigration Recor, leaving Johannes parish going to North America, but her father and step-mother remained in Sweden.
With whom was Thekla living between 1885 and 1889? Did she have foster parents? With whom did she go to America?