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.
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.