Walter (Nyman) Newman
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Olof Walfrid (Nyman) Newman (1892 - 1965)

Olof Walfrid (Walter) Newman formerly Nyman
Born in Swedenmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Multnomah, Oregon, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Oct 2017
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Son of Johan Erik Nyman and Sofia Serafia Utterström.

I believe this is "Uncle Walter" who immigrated to Oregon and lived near his sister, Ida Amanda Nyman.[1]


  1. First-hand information as remembered by Erik Granstrom, Oct. 26, 2017.
  • "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 27 August 2019), Olof Walfrid in entry for Johan Erik Nyman, from 1892 to 1899; from "Sweden Household Examination Books, 1860-1920," database and images, MyHeritage ( : n.d.); citing from 1892 to 1899, 7555100, AI13b, various Lutheran parishes, Sweden.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2 May 2020), Walter O Newman, Norway, Coos, Oregon, United States; citing ED 123, sheet 5B, line 58, family 106, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1493; FHL microfilm 1,821,493.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 October 2017), Walter O Newman, Portland (Districts 271-553), Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 342, sheet 1A, line 9, family 4, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1952; FHL microfilm 2,341,686.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 July 2019), Walter Newman, Tract 33, Portland, Portland City Election Precinct 307, Multnomah, Oregon, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 37-408, sheet 1A, line 25, family 11, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3392.
  • "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2014), Walter O Newman, 10 Jul 1965; from "Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008," database and images, Ancestry ( : 2000); citing Multnomah, Oregon, certificate number 9871, Oregon State Archives and Records Center, Salem.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 19 May 2014), Walter Newman, Jul 1965; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

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