Genealogy of the Royal Family of Sweden

Genealogy of the Royal Family of Sweden1

Prince Oscar Bernadotte Count af Wisborg and his descendants


HRH Oscar Carl August Prince of Sweden, Duke of Gotland
(Since March 15th, 1888:) Prince Oscar Carl August Bernadotte
(Since April 2nd, 1892:) Prince Oscar Carl August Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
* Palace of the Hereditary Prince, Stockholm, November 15th, 1859
† Stockholm, October 4th, 1953
Granted the personal title Prince by HM King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway, March 15th, 1888; created Count af Wisborg by HRH Grand Duke Adolphe I of Luxembourg, April 2nd, 1892

Princess Ebba Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg née Munck af FulkilaMarried:

(without consent) St. Stephen's Church, Bournemouth, March 15th, 1888:
Ebba Henrietta Munck af Fulkila
* Jönköping, October 24th, 1858
† Stockholm, October 16th, 1946

Children from this marriage:

  1. Maria Sofia Henrietta Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
    * Karlskrona, February 28th, 1889
    † Stockholm, June 19th, 1974
  2. Carl Oscar Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
  3. Ebba Sofia Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
    * Karlskrona, May 17th, 1892
    † Red Cross Nursing Home, Stockholm, June 21st, 1936

    Married:

    Jakob Church, Stockholm, May 14th, 1917:
    Carl-Mårten Baron Fleetwood
    * Göteborg, September 19th, 1885
    † Strängnäs, January 19th, 1966

  4. Elsa Victoria Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
    * Stockholm, August 3rd, 1893
    † Bromma, July 17th, 1996

    Married:

    Grödinge Church, Grödinge, September 18th, 1929:
    Carl Axel Cedergren
    * Gaevle, July 26th, 1891
    † Stockholm, July 10th, 1971

  5. Folke Bernadotte Count af Wisborg

Carl Oscar Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
* Karlskrona, May 27th, 1890
† Malmsjö, Grödinge, April 23rd, 1977

Married:

  1. Jakob Church, Stockholm, March 15th, 1915:
    Marianne Baroness de Geer af Leufsta
    * Frötuna, Uppsala, October 6th, 1893
    † Stockholm, July 31st, 1978
    (Divorced: March 15th/20th, 1935)
  2. Grödinge Church, Grödinge, April 20th, 1937:
    Gerty Börjesson
    * Södertälje, October 30th, 1910

Children from the first marriage:

  1. Dagmar Ebba Märtha Marianne Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
  2. Nils Carl Oscar Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
    * Stockholm, February 9th, 1918
    † Stockholm, April 21st, 1920
  3. Oscar Carl Emanuel Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
  4. Märtha Elsa Catharina Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg

Child from the second marriage:

  1. Claes Oscar Carl Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
    * Frötuna, Uppsala, July 17th, 1942

    Married:

    Lund, November 22nd, 1969:
    Birgitta Magnusson
    * Veberöd, May 30th, 1943

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Carl Johan Edward Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
      * Stockholm, December 7th, 1970
    2. Lovisa Maria Ingrid Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
      * Wiresjö, Malmbäck, November 29th, 1973

Count Folke Bernadotte af WisborgFolke Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
* Stockholm, January 2nd, 1895
† (assassinated) Jerusalem, September 17th, 1948
Vice-President of the Swedish Red Cross, 1940; President of the Swedish Red Cross, 1946

Married:

St. Johns Church, Pleasantville, New York, December 1st, 1928:
Estelle Romanie Manville
* Pleasantville, New York, September 26th, 1904
† Stockholm, May 28th, 1984

Children from this marriage:

  1. Gustaf Edward Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
    * Stockholm, January 30th, 1930
    † Stockholm, February 2nd, 1936
  2. Folke Bernadotte Count af Wisborg ("Ockie")
  3. Fredrik Oscar Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
    * Stockholm, January 10th, 1934
    † Stockholm, August 20th, 1934
  4. Count Bertil Bernadotte af Wisborg and his wife Jill Rhodes-MaddoxBertil Oscar Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
    * Stockholm, October 6th, 1935

    Married:

    1. Copenhagen, September 28th, 1966:
      Rose-Marie Heering
      * Copenhagen, June 7th, 1942
      † Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, November 1st, 1967
    2. London, May 27th, 1981:
      Jill Georgina Rhodes-Maddox
      * Brighton, Sussex, May 2nd, 1947

    Children from the second marriage:

    1. Oscar Alexander Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
      * London, March 1st, 1982
    2. Edward Gustaf Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
      * London, April 18th, 1983
    3. Astrid Désirée Estelle Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
      * London, February 9th, 1987

Dagmar Ebba Märtha Marianne Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
* Stockholm, April 10th, 1916

Married:

Frötuna, Uppsala, October 16th, 1936:
Nils Magnus von Arbin
* Störkinge, August 17th, 1910
† Tångestad, Kimstad, March 4th, 1985

Children from this marriage:

  1. Elsa Ebba Marianne von Arbin
  2. Dagmar Märthe Lovisa von Arbin
  3. Eva Vibeke Cathrine von Arbin
    * Stockholm, June 26th, 1946

    Married:

    1. September 19th, 1970:
      Per Johan Gosta Ryding
      * Bern, April 5th, 1943
      (Divorced: October 24th, 1984)
    2. Danderyd, Stockholm, December 29th, 1989:
      Olle Ljungberg
      * Lidingö, December 7th, 1946

    Children from the first marriage:

    1. Nils Gustaf Johan Ryding
      * Stockholm, August 12th, 1971
    2. Ebba Charlotte Ryding
      * Stockholm, March 17th, 1974
    3. Carl Ryding
      * Danderyd, Stockholm, September 6th, 1978

    Child from the second marriage:

    1. Victor von Arbin Ljungberg
      * Danderyd, Stockholm, November 17th, 1988
      (Born out of wedlock)
  4. Lisse-Lotte Jeanette von Arbin
    * Norrköping, May 19th, 1951

    Married:

    Stockholm, September 18th, 1976:
    Esben Colfach
    * Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, November 5th, 1947

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Nils Fredrik Colfach
      * Stockholm, December 20th, 1978
    2. Peder Oscar Esben Colfach
      * Stockholm, May 28th, 1981
    3. Christian Magnus Peder Colfach
      * Luxembourg, March 2nd, 1983
  5. Susanne Maud Madeleine von Arbin
    * Linköping, January 27th, 1955

    Married:

    Ösmo, August 22nd, 1981:
    Gerard Baron de Geer af Finspång
    * Stockholm, December 3rd, 1954
    (Divorced: 2000)

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Jana Adrienne Baroness de Geer af Finspång
      * Stockholm, April 11th, 1983
    2. Adrienne Ebba Sophie Baroness de Geer af Finspång
      * Stockholm, November 6th, 1984
    3. Louis Nicolaus Gerhard Baron de Geer af Finspång
      * Stockholm, February 27th, 1988

Oscar Carl Emanuel Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
* Stockholm, July 12th, 1921

Married:

  1. Björnstorp, March 18th, 1944:
    Ebba Anna Baroness Gyllenkrok
    * Stockholm, July 26th, 1918
    (Divorced: September 14th, 1950)
  2. New York City, New York, October 18th, 1950:
    Gertrud Ollén
    * Stockholm, May 10th, 1916
    † Frötuna, Uppsala, February 18th, 1999

Child from the first marriage:

  1. Ebba Marianne Charlotte Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
    * Stockholm, March 2nd, 1945

    Married:

    Rasbo, Uppsala, March 14th, 1970:
    Pontus Reutersvärd
    * Kristinstad, May 28th, 1943

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Gustaf Oscar Pontus Reutersvärd
      * Sydney, August 26th, 1971
    2. Anna Ebba Reutersvärd
      * Sydney, May 27th, 1973

Children from the second marriage:

  1. Kristina Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
    * Stockholm, December 21st, 1951

    Married:

    1. Rasbo, June 19th, 1977:
      Peder Friherr Langenskiöld
      * Stockholm, March 13th, 1950
      (Divorced: January 7th, 1982)
    2. Paris, March 31st, 1982:
      Lars Hedström
      * Göteborg, August 21st, 1947

    Children from the second marriage:

    1. Lars Anders Hedström
      * Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, July 1st, 1982
    2. Johan Mats Hedström
      * Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, January 28th, 1986
  2. Birgitta Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
    * Vittullsberg, Vaksala, December 21st, 1953

    Married:

    1. Rasbo, May 31st, 1980:
      Richard van Helleputte
      * Montreuil-sous-Bois, February 5th, 1955
      (Divorced: August 28th, 1990)
    2. ... (?)2
      Gunnar Sundqvist
      * November 2nd, 1951

    Children from the first marriage:

    1. Charles Oscar van Helleputte
      * Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, March 4th, 1982
    2. Jan Michel Nicolas van Helleputte
      * Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, October 10th, 1986
  3. Carl Louis Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
    * Vittullsberg, Vaksala, June 1st, 1955

    Married:

    Stockholm, May 23rd, 1981:
    Charlotte Urban
    * Stockholm, December 24th, 1954

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Joséphine Eva Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
      * Stockholm, January 5th, 1984
    2. Frederika Jessica Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
      * Stockholm, August 8th, 1985
    3. Elsa Marianne Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
      * Stockholm, November 22nd, 1988

Märtha Elsa Catharina Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
* Stockholm, April 14th, 1926

Married:

Ösmo, October 9th, 1948:
Tore Henrik Nilert
* Stockholm, February 9th, 1915
(Divorced: December 4th, 1968)

Children from this marriage:

  1. Jan Carl Henrik Svante Nilert
    * New York City, New York, March 11th, 1950

    Married:

    Overjärna, November 22nd, 1980:
    Pia Lindholm Bengtsson
    * Malmö, May 14th, 1951

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Anna-Tuva Johanna Nilert
      * Kyrkhult, November 17th, 1978
      (Born out of wedlock)
    2. Ida-Maia Gottlinda Nilert
      * Overjärna, May 23rd, 1981
  2. Charlotte Catherine Nilert
    * New York City, New York, May 20th, 1952

    Married:

    Ösmo, November 26th, 1983:
    Lars Linder-Aronson
    * Solleftea, October 7th, 1953

  3. Anne Marie Nilert
    * New York City, New York, March 1st, 1954
  4. Fredrik Tore Nilert
    * New York City, New York, February 10th, 1959

    Married:

    New York City, New York, May 27th, 1989:
    Anita Alvin
    * New York City, New York, March 27th, 1960

    Child from this marriage:

  1. Nicholas Alvin Nilert
    * Stockholm, July 2nd, 1991

Folke Bernadotte Count af Wisborg ("Ockie")
* Pleasantville, New York, February 8th, 1931

Married:

Grangärde Kirke, Ludvika, July 2nd, 1955:
Christine Maria Glahns
* Orebro, January 9th, 1932

Children from this marriage:

  1. Anna Christine Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
    * Uppsala, November 22nd, 1956

    Married:

    Stockholm, May 26th, 1989:
    Per Larsén
    * Lindingö, June, 19th, 1953

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Sofia Annick Larsen
      * Stockholm, July 21st, 1990
    2. Simon Larsen
      * Lindingö, September 19th, 1992
  2. Carl Folke Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
    * Uppsala, December 2nd, 1958

    Married:

    Uppsala, August 12th, 2000:
    Birgitta Elisabeth Larsson
    * 1959

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Carl Folke Bernadotte
      * Uppsala, March 22nd, 1998
      (Born out of wedlock)
    2. William Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
      * Uppsala, February 4th, 2002
  3. Maria Estelle Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
    * Uppsala, April 27th, 1962

    Married:

    Uppsala, May 14th, 1983:
    Umberto Ganfini
    * Siena, November 11th, 1955

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Luisa Maria Cristina Ganfini
      * Siena, June 17th, 1988
    2. Giulio Fulco Luciano Ganfini
      * Siena, October 23rd, 1990
  4. Gunnar Fredrik Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
    * Uppsala, November 24th, 1963

    Married:

    Uppsala, June 2nd, 1990:
    Karin Lindsten
    * Uppsala, May 15th, 1963

    Child from this marriage:

    1. Ockie Klas Vilhelm Bernadotte Count af Wisborg
      * Uppsala, August 5th, 1996
    2. Astrid Ruth Estelle Bernadotte Countess af Wisborg
      * Uppsala, February 10th, 1999

Elsa Ebba Marianne von Arbin
* Stockholm, August 2nd, 1937

Married:

  1. Stockholm, September 5th, 1958:
    Miles Carl Flach
    * Stockholm, August 10th, 1934
    (Divorced: September 7th, 1967)
  2. ...:
    Derin Rowlands
    * St. Johns, Brecon, April 6th, 1944

Children from the first marriage:

  1. Son
    * June 4th, 1959
    † June 4th, 1959
  2. Jana Camilla Gabriella Flach
    * Stockholm, December 22nd, 1960

    Married:

    Stockholm, June 16th, 1990:
    Steven Wearing
    * London, May 2nd, 1957

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Fredrik Bruce Mille Wearing
      * Stockholm, January 3rd, 1991
    2. Maxime Wearing
      * Stockholm, March 16th, 1993

Dagmar Märthe Lovisa von Arbin
* Stockholm, May 27th, 1940

Married:

  1. Kimstad, 1961:
    Per-Erik Bergström
    * Stockholm, August 22nd, 1936
    (Divorced: May 26th, 1971)
  2. Danderyd, Stockholm, September 13th, 1980:
    Gustaf Mårtensson
    * Djursholm, November 10th, 1938

Children from the first marriage:

  1. Therese Marianne Bergström
    * Stockholm, September 10th, 1963

    Married:

    Stockholm, August 25th, 1990:
    Peter Aspelund
    * Ljusdal, August 13th, 1958

    Children from this marriage:

    1. Oscar Peter Aspelund
      * Danderyd, Stockholm, November 20th, 1991
    2. Marcus Aspelund
      * Danderyd, Stockholm, August 9th, 1996
  2. Dick Michael Bergström
    * Stockholm, December 10th, 1965

Footnotes:

  1. With special thanks to Hein Bruins, Brigitte Gastel Lloyd, Netty Leistra, Claes Mattsson, Paul Theroff and Robert Warholm.
  2. It's not certain that they are married.

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Last updated: July 15th, 2002.