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Josef Kornelius Gometz (1892 - 1966)

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Josef Kornelius Gometz
Born in Hof No 2, Ysby, Halland, Swedenmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Copenhagen, Denmarkmap
Profile last modified 15 Apr 2019 | Created 1 Feb 2015
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Josef was born on 31 Mar. 1892 in Ysby, Halland, Sweden. He was the sixth child of Fritz Gometz and Emilia Johannesdotter. He was born in Ysby parish but moved to Laholm with his parents in 1898. His father died 3 years later and Josef and his sister Judit were sent to live with families in Munka Ljungby. Josef went to live with his paternal uncle Bror Magnus Gometz and aunts Kristina, Ottiliana, and Mathilda. He lived with them until 1906, when he moved to Halmstad. In 1910, he lived in Malmö.

1910 census, Kv. 56 Mullvaden XXXIV Boken N:o 5, Malmö St Petri
Gometz, Josef Cornelius, f. 1892 i Ysby Hallands län, Möbelsnickare (furniture carpenter), unmarried

For many years Josef was organist and caretaker at the Swedish Church in Copenhagen, Denmark (Gustavskyrkan). He then became an accountant for International Harvester until he retired. He died on 2 Feb. 1966.[1]


  1. Family records of Christer Gometz, Sunday, February 1, 2015.

See also:

  • Birth record: Ysby kyrkoarkiv, Födelse- och dopböcker, SE/LLA/13487/C I/5 (1880-1894), bildid: 00128251_00057 [1]
  • With parents and siblings at Hof No 2: Ysby kyrkoarkiv, Husförhörslängder, SE/LLA/13487/A I/12 (1893-1899), bildid: C0012064_00079 [2]
  • At Torgsroten No 4 in Laholm 1898-1901: Laholms stadsförsamlings kyrkoarkiv, Församlingsböcker (inbunden serie), SE/LLA/13237/A II a/1 (1895-1902), bildid: 00136871_00019 [3]
  • Move to Torfgårda in Munka-Ljungby 1901: Munka-Ljungby kyrkoarkiv, Flyttningslängder, SE/LLA/13271/B/4 (1895-1939), bildid: 00121508_00034 [4]
  • At Torfgårda with aunts and uncle: Munka-Ljungby kyrkoarkiv, Församlingsböcker, SE/LLA/13271/A II a/2 (1900-1915), bildid: 00121490_00364 [5]
  • 1910 census: Folkräkning 1910 - Malmö Sankt Petri församling, Malmöhus län, bildid: Folk_112242-093 [6]

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