Thomas Gustafsson

22 October 1800–17 June 1880 (Age 79)
Fjärdingslöv, Gylle, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Gustafsson was born on 22 October 1800, in Fjärdingslöv, Gylle, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Gustaf Henningsson, was 35 and his mother, Catharina Thomasdotter, was 29. He married Bereta Mattsdotter on 14 December 1825, in Fru Alstad, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 June 1880, in Vestra Alstad, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 79, and was buried in Vestra Alstad, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gustafsson
1800–1880
Bereta Mattsdotter
1801–1841
Marriage: 14 December 1825
Nils Thomasson
1826–1874
Ola Thomasson
1829–1894
Kjersti Thomasdotter
1834–1910
Hans Thomasson
1835–1869
Magnus Thomasson
1836–1842
Hanna Thomasdotter
1838–1842
Jöns Thomasson
1839–1842
Christen Thomasson
1840–1845

Spouse and Children

    Male1800–1880Male

    Bereta Mattsdotter

    Female1801–1841Female

MARRIAGE
14 December 1825
Fru Alstad, Malmöhus, Sweden
children

(8)

    Nils Thomasson

    Male1826–1874Male

    Male1829–1894Male

    Kjersti Thomasdotter

    Female1834–1910Female

    Hans Thomasson

    Male1835–1869Male

    Magnus Thomasson

    Male1836–1842Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1809

Age 9

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 14

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 32

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Gustafson .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Gustafsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"
  • Thomas Gustafsson in entry for Hanna Thomasdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Thomas Gustafsson in entry for Hanna Thomasdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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