My name is Leticia (Lindell) Van Sickle and due to diligent Lindell family members in Iowa, I have this info. Hope it helps! Steffan Steffanson emigrated from Sweden in 1849. They traveled from New York to Iowa. His son was Oliver Stephenson who was married Maria Elena Zachrisson who had imigrated in 1858.(Bredagard Edshult Sacken, Jonsysings Samaland, Sweden)Their eldest daughter Christina Mathilda Stephanson married John Edward Lindell. Their oldest son John Harlan LindellOwned a farm near Swedesberg, Iowa called "Cloverdale".He married in 1915 to Lucille G. Evans. Their only son was John Harlan Lindell II who played professional baseball for the New York Yankees. He was my grandfather. Many relatives are still in Iowa! If you want any more info, let me know!