Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Wednesday's Child: Anton Ryberg

Anton Ryberg was born on February 11, 1838 in Göteborgs Domkyrkoförsamling, Göteborg och Bohus län, Sweden to Lars Ryberg and Ingrid Lena Olsdotter. He was their first child. Anton was baptized two days later; Andreas Carlsson, Edward Olsson, Elin Westergren, and Anna Catharina Christiensson were made godparents. 

During his short life, Anton lived with his parents in Göteborgs Domkyrkoförsamling. 

Lars and Ingrid Lena were devastated when Anton passed away a little more than a month after his birth, on March 17, 1838. Cause of death was given as slag.

His grief-stricken parents tearfully buried him on March 25.

Copyright © 2015, David J. McRae


  1. Hi David, Love reading your posts. Just wanted to point out that in the first paragraph you have stated that "she was their first child" As you refer to Anton as male everywhere else in this piece thought you might want to know.
    Looking forward to reading future posts. Cheers Joanne

    1. Thank you for pointing that out! Fixed it! Thanks for reading!