Sven Olaf Samuel Weijland

24 June 1908–24 March 1973 (Age 64)
Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

The Life Summary of Sven Olaf Samuel

When Sven Olaf Samuel Weijland was born on 24 June 1908, in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden, his father, Jonas Alfred Jonasson Weyland, was 40 and his mother, Augusta Axelina Ericsson, was 33. He married Mildred Virginia Cox on 15 September 1937, in Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1905. He died on 24 March 1973, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Oakdale Memorial Park, Glendora, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sven Olaf Samuel Weijland
Mildred Virginia Cox
Marriage: 15 September 1937
Twin Daughter Weijland
Twin Son Weijland
Wanda Joyce Weijland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1937Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed
    Age 1
    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
    1909 · The Cathedral of the Madeleine
    Age 1
    The Cathedral of the Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church that was completed in 1909 and currently serves as a cathedral for the Catholic community in Salt Lake City. It is the only cathedral in the U.S. under the patronage of St. Mary Magdalene.
    Age 19
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 105;2007: 161; 2010: 213)German: topographic name for someone who lived in a wine-producing area, from Middle High German wīn ‘wine’ + land ‘land’, or a habitational name from a place so named.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Sven Olof S Weijland in entry for Mildred Virginia Weijland, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Sven Olaf Weijland, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Sam Weijland, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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