Thomas Gustafsson

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

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Gustafsson was born on 22 October 1800, in Fjärdingslöv, Gylle, Skytt, 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, Skytt, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 June 1880, in Västra Alstad, Skytt, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 79, and was buried in Västra Alstad, Skytt, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Gustafsson
Bereta Mattsdotter
Marriage: 14 December 1825
Nils Thomasson
Ola Thomasson
Kjersti Thomasdotter
Hans Thomasson
Magnus Thomasson
Hanna Thomasdotter
Jöns Thomasson
Christen Thomasson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1825Fru Alstad, Skytt, Malmöhus, Sweden
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    World Events (6)

    Age 9
    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
    Age 14
    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
    Age 32
    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Per, Erik, Mats, Anders, Bjorn, Lennart, Niklas, Nils, Ragner, Sig. German Hans, Ulrika.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Gustaf, a variant of Gustav (see Gustavsson ). Compare Gustafson .

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

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    Sources (8)

    • 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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