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August Leo
Posted by: Judy Baouab (ID *****7724) Date: September 28, 2010 at 14:05:43
In Reply to: Axel Levin and Beda C Bergman Levin by Andrea Flanagan of 1628

Axel's father, August Leo, died in America according to the "vitness attest" (witness certificate; perhaps letters in this case) of several people. He had received a work certificate to America 20 April 1880. His death date was listed as 3 September 1882. (subscription)

SE/GLA/13682 Österplana AI:9 (1878-1888) Bild 70 / sid 66

His death record is here.

SE/GLA/13682 Österplana F:1 (1878-1895) Bild 9

It was a bit confusing because a note about his dying in America was on the line above his, with a line connecting his line to that comment. There is, of course, a question mark for the burial date. He was listed as a former soldier in Rohlebäck, so he had not been registered "out" from Österplana parish. He was 36 years, 10 months, and 17 days old, and was listed as married. No specific location or cause of death was listed.

He probably is this person on the Emihamn database because the parish record said he got a work certificate to go to America on 20 April 1880.

First name: AUG
Last name: LEO
Age: 34 Gender: M
Parish: County: R (Skaraborg)
Date: 1880 04 23
Destination: NEW YORK
Fellows: NEJ
Source: 14:555:612

He is not listed on Emibas, probably since he only left to work and not to emigrate.


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