Person Sheet

Name Anna Sylfestsdatter Laingen
Birth 20 Mar 1878, Laingen i Garmo, Oppland, Norway
Christen 22 Apr 1878, Garmo, Oppland, Norway
Death aft 1964, probably Chicago
Immigration 30 Aug 1899, New York, New York
Occupation Grocery store (1910)
Father Solfest Erlandsen (Frisvold) (1835-1915)
Mother Kari Knudsdattir (Ladengen) (1845-1922)
1 ??? Wheeler
Alias/AKA surname possibly Weiler
Marriage aft 1910
Notes for Anna Sylfestsdatter Laingen
The godparents and witnesses at her christening were Paul Frisvold, John Skradder, Sevald Frisvold, Kari [?] Ulemo, Ronnoug Brimi, and Kari Brimi. She was living in Chicago in 1964 when her sister died.

She arrived in New York on 30 August 1899, aboard "S.S. Teutonic," from Liverpool. She was accompanied by her sister Ragnild S. Laingen and uncle Peder Laingen. The Teutonic was part of the White Star Line and sailed from Liverpool, England, on 23 August 1899, and Queenstown, Ireland on 24 August 1899, Edward Robert McLinstry [?] master. She had sailed from Kristiania (Oslo) on the S.S. Angelo on 18 August 1899.

She was living at 1010 Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, in 1903 when her brother Lars S. Laingen emigrated.

She was living with her cousin Paul Brimie at the time of the 1910 census, called "Anna Lagan."

There is a Mrs. Anna Weiler living at 605 N. Latrobe Ave., Chicago [37-38] in the 1937 Lurie index. No other Anna Weilers or Wielers were listed. She was living in Chicago in 1946 at the time of her brother Erland's death.
14 (b. 7, p. 81), 23, 17, 18
1910 U.S. census, Cook Co., IL, r. 270, p. 140A, E.D. 1186
Notes for ??? (Spouse 1)
Surname either Wieler (as given in wife's sister's obit) or Weiler (more common and more likely).

1923 Chicago directory only shows Jno. Wieler, laborer, residende 3844 Lowe Ave.

Weiler (a fair number) -
incl Anna, widow Jeremiah S., home 4207 W. North Ave. (right vicinity) [p. 2726]
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