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Joachim Sundland
Joachim Sundland (19.9.1857 i Trondheim - 14.6.1914 i Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ) var sønn av megler i Trondhjem Joachim Sundland (1825 i Trondheim-1899) og Oline Sofie Bredahl (1827 i Trondheim-). Bror til: Ole Arndt Sundland.

Gift med Hilda Sundland (4.6.1867 i Sverige-5.2.1942 i Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska), datter av .

Barn: Ruth Sundland ().

Joachim Sundland var elev ved Trondhjems tekniske læreanstalt. Uteksaminert 1876 ved mek.-tekn. linje. 1876-80 ved stadskonduktørens og jernbanekontoret i Trondhjem.

Emigrerte 1880 til Albert Lea, Amerika. 1881-82 ved Santa Fe Railroad, Topeka, Kansas. 1883-88 chief engineer ved California Southern. 1889 stadsingeniør i San Bernadino, California. 1890-1908 ved Union Pacific R.R., Omaha, Nebraska.

Obituary;

Omaha Daily Bee, June 16, 1914, page 10:

SUNDLAND -- Joakim, aged 57 years, June 14, 1914. Funeral June 17 at 10 a.m. from family residence, 1911 Spencer street. Interment Forest Lawn cemetery. Friends invited.

Omaha Daily Bee, June 16, 1914, page 11:

Johan Sundland, 1911 Spencer street, died Sunday, and Coroner Crosby has started an investigation. Sundland was thrown from a street car Saturday, but apparently recovered following emergency treatment at a nearby drug store, and walked to his home.

A post-mortem and an inquest will be held by the coroner Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at the residence Wednesday afternoon.


He was listed on the 1900 census for Omaha, Nebraska living with his wife Hilda and daughter Ruth. His name was spelled Joskin Sundland on the census, and his date of birth was listed as September, 1859. He worked as a civil engineer. The census states he immigrated to the United States in 1880 and had become a naturalized citizen. He and Hilda were married around 1885.

Kilde

  • O. Alstad. Trondhjemsteknikkernes matrikkel 1875-1915.
  • O. Alstad. Tillegg til Trondhjemsteknikernes matrikkel 1932
  • Kenneth Bjork. Saga in Steel and Concrete. Norwegian Engineers in America,page 353.
  • Obituary
  • Find A Grave
  • Ancestry; Drag-Eggen-familytree
  • Folketelling Trondheim 1875