Leona Evelyn Sandstrom

1 July 1903–13 January 1982 (Age 78)
Scottdale, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Leona Evelyn

When Leona Evelyn Sandstrom was born on 1 July 1903, in Scottdale, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Axel Sandstrom, was 37 and her mother, Agnes Emily Bartlett, was 31. She died on 13 January 1982, at the age of 78.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Sandström): ornamental name composed of the elements sand ‘sand’ + ström ‘river’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Leona Sanstorm in household of Axel Sanstrom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leona Sandstrom in household of Axel Sandstrom, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leona E. Sandstrom, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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