Gustaf Svensson

26 February 1733–
Vesterplana, Skaraborg, Sweden

The Life of Gustaf

When Gustaf Svensson was born on 26 February 1733, in Vesterplana, Skaraborg, Sweden, his father, Sven Bengtsson, was 30 and his mother, Brita Ericsson, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Sven Bengtsson
1703–1773
Brita Ericsson
1705–1750
Maria Svensson
1727–1778
Magnus Svensson
1729–
Jon Svensson
1731–
Gustaf Svensson
1733–
Erik Svensson
1736–
Bengt Svensson
1738–
Sven Svensson
1741–1804
Lars Svensson
1744–1751
Brita Svensson
1747–1750
Cathrina Svensdotter
1750–1811

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1743

Age 10

In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.
1809

Age 76

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

Age 81

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Gustaff, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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