Roy Earl Lovdal

8 August 1883–28 March 1963 (Age 79)
Alta, Placer, California, United States

The Life of Roy Earl

When Roy Earl Lovdal was born on 8 August 1883, in Alta, Placer, California, United States, his father, Olaf Anthony "Tony" Lovdal, was 28 and his mother, Mary Adelaide Lee, was 27. He married Delbert Amyne Cann on 24 January 1906, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Broderick, Yolo, California, United States in 1910 and Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1920. He died on 28 March 1963, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cherokee Memorial Park, Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Roy Earl Lovdal
Delbert Amyne Cann
Marriage: 24 January 1906
Roy Earl Lovdal Jr.
Delbert Anthony Lovdal
Ouida Amyne Lovdal
Juanita Dawn Lovdal
Infant Son Lovdal

Spouse and Children

24 January 1906
Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States


    Roy Earl Lovdal Jr.


    Delbert Anthony Lovdal


    Ouida Amyne Lovdal


    Juanita Dawn Lovdal


    Infant Son Lovdal


Parents and Siblings

    Olaf Anthony "Tony" Lovdal


    Mary Adelaide Lee




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 8

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

Age 21

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Norwegian (Løvdahl): habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named with Old Norse lauf ‘leaf’, ‘foliage’ + dalr ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Roy E Lowdal, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roy E Lovdal in household of Olaf A Lovdal, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ray E Lovdal, "United States Census, 1920"

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