Ruth, Carl Johan

Male 1818 - 1852  (34 years)


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  • Name Ruth, Carl Johan  [1
    Born 21 Jul 1818 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Nov 1852 
    Person ID I27168  Ronneberg Family
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2008 

    Family Holmboe, Hansine Eleonore,   b. 29 Aug 1824,   d. 23 Apr 1871  (Age 46 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ruth, Anton
    +2. Ruth, Nanna Marie (Mia) Fredrikke,   b. 19 May 1851, Kautokeino Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1921, Tromsø Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Ruth, Karoline,   b. 1852
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2008 
    Family ID F9518  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was born in Luleå, Sweden and established a grocery store andhostel in Kautokeino, Finnmark county in 1844. This district isinhabited mainly by the Sami people and due to grave socialproblems in the district (discrimination, paganism and poverty)and uprising amoung the Sami people took place in 1852. HereMr. Ruth and another merchant was killed during an attack on 8Nov 1852 and the Kautokeino sheriffwas badly injured. Two of theroit leaders were executed (decapitated) in 1854. Their bodies(without heads) were buried in the district (outside cementary),but the skulls were given to the University of Oslo foranthropological studies. However, this year (2008) the skullswere given back to the Sami people and buried in a propermanner.«s297»

  • Sources 
    1. [S297] .


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