About Olof Edvin Vendel
Mr Olof Edvin Vendel
- Born: Friday 1st May 1891
- Age: 20 years
- Last Residence: in Östra Sallerup Sweden
- Occupation: General Labourer
- 3rd Class passenger
- First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 350416 , £7 17s 1d
- Destination: St. Paul Minnesota United States
- Died in the sinking.
- Body Not Recovered
Mr Olof Edvin Vendel, 29, was born 1 May 1891 the son of bricklayer Per Oscar Wendel and Karna Jönsdotter. He was from Östra Sallerup, Skåne, Sweden and he had five siblings. His profession is not known.
Vendel was on his way from Östra Sallerup to relatives in St. Paul, Minnesota. He travelled with August Nilsson, also from Östra Salerup, they went via Copenhagen, it is likely that they bought their tickets there. They boarded the Titanic at Southampton as third class passengers. Both men died in the sinking, their bodies were never found.
The Mansion House Fund paid 418.83 Kr (£25) to parents 23 January 1913. 1366.50 Kr (£75) damage claims were paid to his parents 17 December 1914 plus an additional sum of 350.70 (total sum 1717.20).
References Claes-Göran Wetterholm (1988, 1996, 1999) Titanic. Prisma, Stockholm. ISBN 91 518 3644 0
Acknowledgements Leif Snellman, Finland