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Tammy Guldbransen's Surnames

ERICKSSON - Sweden to Wisconsin, USA to Saskatchewan, Canada

Erik Ericksson (or Ersson in Sweden) married Anna Lotta Larsdotter - they had 16 children (Vingaker, Sodermanland, Sweden)

  • Daughter Anna Ericksson (or Ersdotter) (born July 6, 1864 in Eriksberg, Vingaker, Sodermanland, Sweden) married William Gustav Waynert (formerly Gustaf Wilhelm Persson) in 1880 in Ashland, Wisconsin, USA (she died in Broadview, Sask. September 24, 1924)
  • Many of the sons changed their name to Welin when they immigrated to the States

GULBRANSEN - Norway to Australia in 1872

Elviene Antoneta Mattea Gulbransen (born 1842 in Christiana, Norway to Andreas Gulbransen and May Imbresen) immigrated to Australia in 1872, died October 6, 1902 in Samford, North Queensland, Australia. Married Johan Frederich Wilhelm Beier - she had one son (father unknown)

Son Edwin Gulbransen (born August 30, 1873 in Bowen, North Queensland, Australia) married Martha Woodward (born November 20, 1878 in Brisbane, North Queensland, Australia) July 12, 1898 in Ithaca, Brisbane, North Queensland, Australia. He died August 16, 1951 in Kilcoy (Brisbane), NQ, Australia. She died April 6, 1959 in Brisbane, NQ, Australia (they had 11 children born in Australia)


HILL - England to Australia

Joseph Hill married Catherin Dagley (or Dudley) in England - they had 7 children

Son Tom Hill (born August 13, 1871 in Wigsthorpe, Northampton, England) married Emma Holmes February 12, 1894 in Emerald, North Queensland, Australia. He died May 9, 1957 in Ingham, NQ, Australia (had 3 sons). Second wife: Thomassine Sophie Jorgensen (born December 21, 1878 in Fersleo, Denmark to Hans Jorgensen and Karen Maria Hansen) November 20, 1902. She died July 14, 1929 in Townsville, NQ, Australia (had 8 children born in Australia)


JOHNSON - Sweden to Massachusetts, USA in 1890, then to Alberta, Canada around 1893

Johan Johannesson (born December 22, 1851 in Aker, Jonkoping, Sweden) married Ida Kristina Andersdotter (born December 21, 1859 in Stengardshult, Jonkoping, Sweden) December 22, 1877 in Stengardshult, Jonkoping, Sweden. He died March 4, 1925 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta and she died June 1934 in Wetaskiwin, Alberta - they had 12 children

Son Godthard Johnson (born October 14, 1880 in Saldeberget, Stengardshult, Jonkoping, Sweden) married Annie Christina (maiden name could be Petersen or Andreasen, born December 1, 1882 in Holden, Norway) April 3, 1901 in Sweden - they had 11 children, born in Wetaskiwin, Alberta or Kelowna, BC. He died December 12, 1972 in Kelowna, BC and she died September 8, 1977 in Kelowna, BC


JORGENSEN - Denmark to Australia around 1884

Hans Jorgensen (born January 23, 1855) married Karen Marie Hansen (born May 28, 1858). He died March 12, 1913 - they had 5 children, probably born in Denmark and Australia


LINDSAY - Scotland to Ontario, Canada 1884

Jessie Lindsay (aka Janet Drummond) born November 2, 1855 in Carluke, Scotland (illegitimate child of Jean Drummond and James Lindsay) - she died after 1890, presumably in Glasgow, Scotland

Daughter Jessie Drummond Lindsay (born March 24, 1881 in Glasgow, Scotland, illegitimate child of Jessie Lindsay and Alexander Russell) admitted to Quarriers in 1884 and sent to Canada as a British Home Child, to be raised by Alexander and Eliza Miller in Warminster, Ontario until early 1900s - married William James Reid May 3, 1909 in Medicine Hat, Alberta - she died March 29, 1964 in Summerland, BC


OSTLUND - Sweden to Saskatchewan, Canada 1910

Jonas Ostlund (born February 4, 1864 in Follinge, Jamtland, Sweden) married Sigrid Rebecca Rask (born May 13, 1866 in Follinge, Jamtland, Sweden) April 13, 1889 in Follinge, Jamtland, Sweden - had 5 children. He died July 20, 1945 in Percival, Saskatchewan and she died November 22, 1955 in Broadview, Saskatchewan

Son Per Olaf Augustinus Ostlund (born August 19, 1889 in Skarvengen, Follinge, Jamtland, Sweden) married Hilda Ottellia Waynert (born May 26, 1896 in Ashland, Wisconsin, USA to William Gustav Waynert and Anna Ericksson) January 12, 1918 in Percival, Saskatchewan - they had 5 children. He died April 19, 1966 in Broadview, Saskatchewan and she died March 24, 1978 in Quesnel, BC


PETTERSSON - Sweden to Wisconsin, USA in 1889 to Saskatchewan, Canada around 1903

Per Eric Pettersson (or Persson in Sweden) (born December 16, 1823 in Kvinnerstahag, Asker, Orebro, Sweden, died 1900) married Anna Gustava Ersdotter (born December 6, 1828 in Asker, Orebro, Sweden) - had 9 children (changed their name to Waynert or Lind when they immigrated to the States)

Son William Gustav Waynert (born November 16, 1864 in Kvinnerstahag, Asker, Nerke, Sweden) immigrated to USA around 1889 and changed name to Waynert at that time and married Anna Ericksson (born July 6, 1864 in Eriksberg, Vingaker, Sodermanland, Sweden) in 1890 in Ashland, Wisconsin, USA. He died May 29, 1933


RASK - Sweden to Saskatchewan, Canada 1910

Per Rask (probably last name was Persson in Sweden) (born March 31, 1836 in Follinge, Jamtland, Sweden, died July 22, 1911 in Percival, Saskatchewan) married Ingeborg Andersdotter (born October 22, 1834 in Follinge, Jamtland, Sweden, died February 26, 1928 in Percival, Saskatchewan) October 24, 1859 in Follinge, Jamtland, Sweden. They had 7 or 8 children - some of them took the surname of Pearson in Canada

Daughter Sigrid Rebecca Rask (born May 13, 1866 in Follinge, Jamtland, Sweden, died November 22, 1955 in Broadview, Saskatchewan) married Jonas Ostlund April 13, 1889 in Follinge, Jamtland, Sweden


REID - Ireland to Ontario, Canada around 1831

Thomas Reid (born 1812 in Borrisokane, County Tipperary, Ireland) married Elizabeth Waughop (born 1813 in County Cavan, Ireland) married December 8, 1835 in Toronto, Ontario - they had 10 children born in Dufferin County, Ontario

  • Son Thomas Freeman Reid (born December 4, 1838 in Etobicoke Township, Ontario) married Ellen Lamb (born March 29, 1844 in Dumfries, Canada West, died December 9, 1873 in Orangeville, Ontario) January 4, 1862 in East Garafraxa, Ontario - they had 7 children. Second wife - Jane Looby (born November 24, 1855) married after 1873 - they had 9 children. He died June 10, 1930 and she died September 8, 1927
  • Son to Thomas Freeman and Ellen Lamb - William James Reid born September 9, 1867 in Orangeville, Ontario, married Jessie Drummond Lindsay (born March 24, 1881 in Glasgow, Scotland) May 3, 1909 in Medicine Hat, Alberta - they had 7 children born in Medicine Hat, Alberta. He died June 9, 1940 in Summerland, BC and she died March 29, 1964 in Summerland, BC

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