Gustaf Johnson

23 July 1821–14 December 1910 (Age 89)
Göteve, Skaraborg, Sweden

The Life Summary of Gustaf

When Gustaf Johnson was born on 23 July 1821, in Göteve, Skaraborg, Sweden, his father, John Ericson, was 26 and his mother, Maria Wesberg, was 22. He married Louisa Eriksson on 25 March 1845, in Ulricehamn, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. He died on 14 December 1910, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gustaf Johnson
Louisa Eriksson
Marriage: 25 March 1845
Joanna Johansson
Mina Johansson
Hannah Sophia Johnson
Augusta Lovisa Johnson
Eda Regina Johansson

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 4
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
Age 11
Göta Canal opened.
Age 25
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name John . As an American family name, Johnson has absorbed patronymics and many other derivatives of this name in continental European languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

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

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Story Highlight

Pioneer Article from Wasatch Wave

The following is an article written by Ralph B. Montgomery for the Wasatch Wave. MY HEBER VALLEY ROOTS By Ralph B. Montgomery From Family Records Gustaf and Louisa Johnson, my great-great …

Sources (11)

  • Gustaf Johnson in household of Andrew Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gustaf Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gustave Johnson, "United States Census, 1880"

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