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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.