UPDATED    On 2018-01-10 the death of Eugene Sandin was added to the Elmer Sandin family tree.

On 2017-06-25 Matt Sandin married Susan Cox and was added to the Clarence Sandin family tree.

On 2017-03-01 the birth of Noah Thomas Sandin to Jordan Sandin and Stephanie Vierk was added to the Neil Sandin family tree.

On 2017-01-09 the acquired family of Matt Sandin was added to the Clarence Sandin family tree.

On 2016-01-11 the divorce of Christopher Sandin and the death of Joseph Lapmarado were added to the Elmer Sandin family tree.

On 2015-10-11 the marriage of Jennifer Charlotte Sandin to Scott Neil was added to the Neil Sandin family tree.

On 2015-10-11 the death of Taylor Renee Hamel in 2005 was added to the Neil Sandin family tree.

On 2015-06-25 the birth of Kimberly Jo Keen to Kaylee Jo Sandin and Anthony Keen was added to the Neil Sandin family tree.

This is the START page for SANDIN FAMILY INFORMATION.  Biographies will be displayed right here.  Family tree, pedigree, and some picture pages need the full screen.  Those pages provide for return here by clicking on the SANDIN button.

A word about biographies.  It is really difficult to make biographies specific to one individual in a marriage.  The reader should be aware of this and read the information for both partners to get the entire picture.

This information was compiled from many sources and reflects the best understanding of Pono (Norman Albert Sandin), the author, as of January 2018.  I want to share this information with other members of the extended Sandin-Tillner families in the hopes that corrections and additions can be made before memories are carried away.  Included here is my pedigree, which applies fully to my siblings (see picture below) and partially to others of you who receive it.

My investigations of the family tree are ongoing.  Early on, heavy use of the resources of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) was made.  Their Family History Center and Internet site (http://www.familysearch.org) were invaluable.  More recently, subscription sites have sprung up with all the LDS information and more available online.  In addition, more and more raw data is appearing online, and the pursuit of genealogy gets less and less difficult.

The following pages contain mostly verified information about our ancestors but other things that may be observations or hearsay information.  In cases where it seems to matter, I have indicated the source.  I have found no reason to believe the widely circulated rumor that our ancestors were driven from Sweden because of the dreadful vodka famine.  If you have reason to confirm or challenge any items, please let me know as soon as you can.  I am aging, even as you read this.

    I have used a convention intended to help the reader.  Individual names of persons who are directly on the pedigree are highlighted the first time they appear and again where they are discussed.

    This picture shows the children of Clarence and Mamie Sandin taken in about 1944.  You see Norman Albert (now known as Pono), Jean Shirley, and Neil Charles.  Yep, Iím the punk!  Let me hear from you.

    Pono Sandin                kapono@maui.net
    POB 1602
    Kihei, HI  96753       

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