Frank Waldemar Ofeldt

Frank Waldemar Ofeldt

Birth
Sweden
Death 29 Sep 1904 (aged 67)
New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Memorial ID 21410491 · View Source
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Frand W. OFELDT - The Rev. Dr. H. C. A. MEYER. of St. James Lutheran Church, conducted the funeral services today over the remains of Frank W. OFELDT at his late residence, 173 Twenty-third street. Mr. OLFEDT died on Wednesday.
He was 68 years old and was a native of Norrkoping,Sweden. He was the inventor of the first naphtha launch and the first alco-vapor launch. He was engaged with his sons, Frank and Ernest, in building automobiles and launches at the
foot of Twenty-fifth street. Two other sons, Walter and George, also survive him.The interment was in Greenwood Cemetery.

Info from his great grandson-Lew Stallman - Green Valley, Arizona:

He was married to Augusta Mithilda Soederback (8 Nov 1837-27 Feb 1897)They are both buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY His father was: SVEN JONAS AHFELDT (17 Aug 1790 - 1854)also born in Sweden. His mother was: Edela Ahlqvist (1798-1837) also born in Sweden. Frank W & his wife, Augusta had 4 sons:
August W. Ofeldt 1859-
Frank Axel Ofeldt 1861-1954
Ernest G. Ofeldt 1863-
George Ofeldt 1874-1966



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  • Created by: Judi Braddick
  • Added: 7 Sep 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21410491
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Waldemar Ofeldt (8 Nov 1836–29 Sep 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21410491, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Judi Braddick (contributor 46567877) .