3. FRANS JOHAN GUSTAFSSON "Frank" (GUSTOF ) was born on 28 Dec 1849 in Församling,Kronoberg,SWEDEN. He was christened on 30 Dec 1849 in Församling,Uråsa,Kronoberg,SWEDEN. He died on 9 Nov 1906 in KANDIYOHI,,MINNESOTA.
Birth record states that Frans Johan was born 12/29/1849 on the farm Högnalöf Södregård, Uråsa Parish to farmer Gustaf Magnusson and Brita Andersdotter age 28. He was living with parents in 1871 census for Vãckelsång Makagård Hultatorpet Sweden. "Frank" died of tuberculosis of the leg (had to have leg removed below the knee and is buried at Tripolis Cemetery Kandiyohi, Minnesota. The family came to America in 1879, as confirmed by the 1900 Kanidyohi, Minnesota U. S. Census. Obituary: Atwater Republican Press 11/16/1906 Page 5: NOTE: All post immigration account says Frank Gustafson was born in Vãckelsång, Sweden, however, that is not totally accurate. When looking at the original Swedish records, I found that, although he grew up in Vãckelsång, he was actually born in Uråsa, Kronoberg Sweden. I found a Marriage record for Frans Johan Gustafsson (Farm hand) married Ida Gustafva Johannisdotter 24 March 1878. The marriage document stated that Frans was from: Wäckelsång, Makagard, Hultatorpet and Ida was from Wäckelsång, Prestgard, Thorshögen
FRANS married IDA GUSTAVA JOHANNISDOTTER daughter of JOHANN JOHANNISON and JOHANNA MARIA JONASDOTTER on 24 Mar 1878 in Fösamling,Väckelsång,SWEDEN. IDA was born on 14 May 1858 in PRESTEGARD,VÄCKELSÅNG,SWEDEN. She died on 25 Aug 1940 in SAVANNAH,ILLINOIS,USA. She was buried in TRIPOLIS,CEMETERY,KANDIYOHI,MINNESOTA.
Willmar Tribune 8/27/1940: "Mrs. Frank Gustafson passed away Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Victor Engman, at Savannah, Illinois. She was a former resident of Kandiyohi and the remains will be shipped to Kandiyohi. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Victor Engman, and two sons, Oscar and Herbert Gustafson both of Minneapolis." Ida Gustava (Johannisdotter) Gustafson's death certificate, issued in Carroll County, Illinois confirms her year of birth and date of death. The cause of death was cerebral hemorrhage and arteriosclerosis. She is burired in the Tripolis Cemetery at Atwater, Kandiyohi County, Minnesota.
FRANS and IDA had the following children:
7 M i CARL EMIL GUSTAFSON was born in VÄCKELSÄNG,SWEDEN. He died in EARLY INFANCY.
Died in infancy.
8 M ii JOHN THEODORE GUSTAFSON was born on 26 Apr 1880 in KANDIYOHI,MINNSOTA USA. He died on 29 Jan 1901 in DIABETIC. He was buried in KANDIYOHI,MINNESOTA.
Was a diabetic.
9 M iii ERNST OSCAR GUSTAFSON was born on 14 May 1882 in KANDIYOHI,MINNSOTA USA. He died on 29 Aug 1970 in MINNESOTA. He was buried in LAKEWOOD CEMETERY, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA.
NO CHILDREN. Oscar took his wife's last name of Patty. This was because the Patty family had a patent for "Patty's Ointment". Oscar turned down an offer from the Vick's Company to buy the Patty Ointment recipe. Patty's Ointment eventually went bankrupt. Information from Kelly Fisher, Minnesota 2004.
ERNST married ALMA J. G. PATTY. ALMA was born on 18 Feb 1876 in MINNESOTA. She died on 1 Oct 1958 in MINNESOTA. + 10 M iv WILLIAM FERDINAND GUSTAFSON was born on 16 Mar 1885. He died on 15 Apr 1933. + 11 F v EMMA VICTORIA GUSTAFSON was born on 11 Jun 1887. She died on 22 Oct 1977. + 12 M vi CARL HERBERT GUSTAFSON was born on 7 Aug 1889. He died on 29 Sep 1968. 13 F vii EDITH ROSELLA GUSTAFSON was born on 18 Aug 1899 in KANIDYOHI,KANDIYOHI CO.,MINNESOTA USA. She died on 13 Jun 1900 in KANDIYOHI,KANDIYOHI CO.,MINNESOTA USA.
Buried at Tripolis Cemetery, Kandiyohi, Minnesota.
14 F viii ETHEL GUSTAFSON was born in 1901 in KANIDYOHI,KANDIYOHI CO.,MINNESOTA USA. She died in 1901 in KANDIYOHI,KANDIYOHI CO.,MINNESOTA USA.
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