|Born: 1885-02-20||Died: 1905-07-27|
|Father: Anders Wilhelm Sylvander||Mother: Eliana Jakobina (Bina) Hammar|
|Siblings: Harald Sylvander|
Elin Sylvander was the twin sister of Harald Sylvander. She died twenty years old. August Hammar wrote from Pietermaritzburg to his sister Bina on Sept 16th 1905:
"My dear Sister Bina,
Yesterday evening I came back from a long absence and it was not until then I got your letter and the sad news of your Elin’s death. It was not so wholly unexpected; but there was still hope that she could be cured.
Yes, dear Bina, this must have been hard for you to bear; you can be certain of my and my family’s great sympathizing. I have so often imagined that your and my children would meet in the future and get to be more acquainted than the great distance allows." (Translated from Swedish by Elisabet Hammar)