Carl Patrick Okvist was born 1880 in Motala, Vadstena, Ostergotland, Sweden. The farm is located in Kasta Skattegard and is now owned by a decendent of Carl Patrick.
Carl's parents names were Karl Frederick Andersson-Oquist and Eva Matilda Svensdotter. Eva was the daughter of Sven Svensson and Eva Larsdotter.
Carl Patrick was married to Susanna Sjostrand also born in Motala, Vadstena, Ostergotland, Sweden in May 1880. Carl died October 25, 1916 in Brooklyn, New York and is buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, New York City.