Axel Arnold Vase

14 September 1912–19 August 2003 (Age 90)
Hällefors, Örebro, Sweden

The Life of Axel Arnold

When Axel Arnold Vase was born on 14 September 1912, in Hällefors, Örebro, Sweden, his father, Johan Axel Wase, was 40 and his mother, Emma Nilsson, was 36. He married Birgit Matilda Höglund on 11 November 1939, in Sweden. He died on 19 August 2003, in Ludvika, Dalarna, Sweden, at the age of 90.

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Axel Arnold Vase
Birgit Matilda Höglund
Marriage: 11 November 1939

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    Birgit Matilda Höglund


11 November 1939

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World Events (8)


Age 2

World War I began, Sweden neutral.

Age 6

Sweden recognized Finland as independent state. Swedish naval expedition sent to Aland Islands to protect against Russians. Spanish flu epidemic killed 38,000 in Sweden.

Age 27

World War II began. Sweden neutral.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish (Åse): topographic name from an inflected form of ås ‘ridge’. This is also a common habitational name in Norway, from any of about 30 places named with this word.

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

Sources (3)

  • Axel Arnold in household of Johan Axel Vase, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Axel Arnold in household of Johan Ad Vase, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Axel Arnold Vase - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Axel Arnold Vase

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