C3b: Gustafson i Minnesota / In English

16 children in Minnesota

Johan Gustafsson & Nettie

icon-male  Johannes “Johan” August Gustafsson  (28/11 1855 – after 1950)
icon-leaf  C3 branch [1.2.10.3.4.2]
icon-home  Son of Karolina Johansdotter & Gustaf Andersson
icon-wrench  Farmer
icon-globe  Emmigrated to Minnesota
icon-user  Signetta “Nettie”  (Apr. 1864 – before 1940) (m. 1883)
icon-play  16 children in Minnesota – Founding fathers of C3b branch: Gustafson in Minnesota
icon-check  21-02-2017

Johan August emigrates to Minnesota in USA 10/6 1878, at 23 years old. There he marries a Nettie Signetta from Minnesota in 1883, both of whose parents were from Norway. They first set up home in Otisco, Waseca co. i Minnesota, where they have at least 16 kids. Later they move to Comstock, 4th Ave. in Viking, co. Marshall in northern Minnesota.

  • 1. icon-male  Carl G.  (5/3 1884 – after 1940)  icon-user  Ida  icon-play
  • 2. icon-male  Emil H.  (17/3 1885 – after 1930)  icon-user  Andrina  icon-play
  • 3. icon-male  Johnny Theodore “Ted”  (12/6 1886 – after 1940)  icon-stop
  • 4. icon-female  Ida Caroline  (5/11 1887 – after 1910)
  • 5.   Anna Josephine “Josie”  (21/3 1889 – after 1910)
  • 6. icon-female  Emilia “Emily” L.  (Feb. 1891 – after 1910)
  • 7. icon-male  Axel A.  (Nov. 1892 – after 1940)  icon-user  Minnie  icon-play
  • 8. icon-male  David A.  (Jul. 1894 – after 1910)
  • 9. icon-female  Minnie C.  (Apr. 1896 – after 1910)  icon-user  William Forsberg  icon-play
  • 10. icon-male  Oscar  (Sep. 1897 – after 1940)  icon-user  Doris  icon-play
  • 11. icon-male  John August  (Apr. 1899 – after 1910)
  • 12. icon-female  Julia  (1901 – after 1910)
  • 13. icon-female  Hulda M.  (1903 – after 1930)
  • 14. icon-male  Clarence L.  (23/8 1904 – 24/8 1994)  icon-user  Anne  icon-play
  • 15. icon-female  Effie  (1909 – after 1940)
  • 16. icon-female  Hilma  (b. 1910)
Zion lutheran church i Viking. Källa: Google.

Zion lutheran church in Viking. Source: Google.

The names show quite clearly that the family grows increasingly American over the years.

In 1915 they have a grandchild as well, possibly a child of Hulda’s. She is a school teacher in 1940.

Research data

  • b. Säby 1855: v36245.b66.s119
  • 1855-1878

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