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John Elof Edin
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1880
Overammer
Jämtlands län, Sweden
Death: Mar. 15, 1943
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Johan Elof Edin was born June 4, 1880, in Overammer, Jamtland, Sweden to Nils Johan and Kristina Agneta (Jonsdotter) Edin. He emigrated to North America on August 3, 1910. He left from Liverpool, England aboard the SS Laurentic on October 21, 1909, and went to Quebec. From there he went by train to Detroit, MI on October 29, 1909. His declaration of intention to be naturalized was filed in Duluth, St. Louis Co., MN September 22, 1910. His destination in the US was listed as Braham, MN. In it he indicates that he has a dark complexion, brown hair, and blue eyes.

Elof's address in 1942 was 519 Rush Street, Chicago, IL. Family members in the U.S. and in Sweden indicate that Elof operated a laundry service in Chicago and that he never married. The death certificate indicates that Victor Eden took care of the funeral arrangements upon the passing of Elof on March 15,1943 in Chicago, IL. He was buried at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Cook Co., IL. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nils Johan Edin (1839 - 1918)
  Kristina Agneta Jonsdotter Edin (1839 - 1921)
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew Peter Edin (1869 - 1955)*
  Jonas Emanuel Edin (1872 - 1954)*
  Nikolas Valfrid Edin (1874 - 1958)*
  John Elof Edin (1880 - 1943)
  Victor Manfred Eden (1883 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 91, block 4
 
Created by: Nancy Leathers
Record added: May 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89836155
John Elof Edin
Added by: Nancy Leathers
 
John Elof Edin
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