Gustaf Arvid Brandt

19 September 1859–21 July 1926 (Age 66)
Ramsta, Uppsala, Sweden

The Life Summary of Gustaf Arvid

When Gustaf Arvid Brandt was born on 19 September 1859, in Ramsta, Uppsala, Sweden, his father, Gustaf Jonsson Brandt, was 24 and his mother, Maria Wilhelmina Jansdotter, was 26. He married Caroline Brandt on 11 December 1885, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Sevier, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 21 July 1926, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Gustaf Arvid Brandt
Caroline Brandt
Marriage: 11 December 1885
Joseph A Brandt
Gustaf Herald Brandt
Durrell Brandt
Ira Clayton Brandt
Stella Malina Brandt
Trevore Brandt
Maria Vendela Brandt

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  • Marriage
    11 December 1885Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries 1865: Called Taylor's Crossing, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1866: Named changed to Eagle Rock, Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Still Eagle Rock, Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1891: Renamed Idaho Falls, Bingham, Idaho, United States 1911: Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States
    1877 · Nez Perce Indian War
    Age 18
    Initially, the Nez Perce Indians were friendly to the White settlers, but evetually tensions grew. A group of young warriors initiated raids on the settlers along the Salmon River. A battle ensued, to the dismay of Chief Joseph.

    Name Meaning

    German and Swiss German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area that had been cleared by fire, Middle High German brant (from brennen ‘to burn’).German and Swiss German: variant of Brand 1.Scandinavian: of German origin (see above), or a variant of Brand 3.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Gustaf A Brandt, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Gustave Arvid Brandt in entry for Chester James Myers and Maria Vendela Brandt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Gustof Arvid Brandt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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