Gustaf Nyberg

Male27 August 1818–16 October 1880

Brief Life History of Gustaf

When Gustaf Nyberg was born on 27 August 1818, in Tingstad, Östergötland, Sweden, his father, Andreas Nilsson Nyberg, was 44 and his mother, Inga Nilsdotter, was 37. He married Magdalena in 1840, in Sten, Östergötland, Sweden. He died on 16 October 1880, in Norrköpings Sankt Olai, Östergötland, Sweden, at the age of 62.

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Gustaf Nyberg
Maja Lena Andersdotter
Marriage: 24 August 1856

Sources (3)

  • Sweden, Church record, birth, Gustaf Nyberg, birth 27 August 1818
  • Gustaf Nyberg, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Gustaf Nyberg, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1856Norrköpings Sankt Olai, Östergötland, Sweden
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (4)


    Age 14

    Göta Canal opened.

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 30

    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.


    Age 34

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Erik, Alvar, Astrid, Fredrik, Holger, Mats, Niels, Sten.

    Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements ny ‘new’ + berg ‘mountain, hill’. This surname is also found in Finland.

    Norwegian and Danish: habitational name from a farmstead so named, of the same etymology as 1 above. Compare Newburg .

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

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