Gustaf Arvid Brandt

Male19 September 1859–21 July 1926

Brief Life History 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 Sorensen 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, Bonneville, 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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Family Time Line

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

Sources (22)

  • Gustaf A Brandt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gustof Arvid Brandt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Gustof Arvid Brandt, "Utah, Cemetery Abstracts"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1885Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1863: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1865: Sevier, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sevier, Utah, United States

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 22

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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