Vilhjalmur "Villi" "Stef" Stefansson

3 November 1879–26 August 1962 (Age 82)
Gimli, Manitoba, Canada

The Life Summary of Vilhjalmur "Villi" "Stef"

When Vilhjalmur "Villi" "Stef" Stefansson was born on 3 November 1879, in Gimli, Manitoba, Canada, his father, Jóhann Stefánsson, was 49 and his mother, Ingibjörg Jóhannesdóttir, was 37. He married Fannie "Pan" Pannigabluk about 1909. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1930 and New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1942. He died on 26 August 1962, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Pine Knolls Cemetery, Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Vilhjalmur "Villi" "Stef" Stefansson
Fannie "Pan" Pannigabluk
Marriage: about 1909
Alec Stefansson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1909
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 3
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 22
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Sources (5)

    • Vilhjalmur Stefansson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Vilhjalmur Stefansson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
    • Vilhjalmur Stefansson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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