Jón Ólafsson

10 August 1799–20 July 1825 (Age 25)
Leirá, Borgarfjarðarsýsla, Western Region, Iceland

The Life of Jón

When Jón Ólafsson was born on 10 August 1799, in Leirá, Borgarfjarðarsýsla, Western Region, Iceland, his father, Ólafur Magnússon, was 31 and his mother, Steinunn Nikulásdóttir, was 35. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir. He died on 20 July 1825, in Iceland, at the age of 25, and was buried in Vestmannaeyjabær, Suðurland, Iceland.

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Family Time Line

Jón Ólafsson
1799–1825
Ingibjörg Guðmundsdóttir
1799–1883
Thorun Jonsdr
1823–1898
Nicolas Jónsson
1824–1824
Guðrún Jónsdóttir
1825–1890

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Jon Olafsson

    Male1790–1790Male

    Nicolaus Olafsson

    Male1790–Male

    Gudrun Olafsdottir

    Female1791–1791Female

    Magnús Ólafsson

    Male1793–1834Male

    Ólafur Ólafsson

    Male1798–1850Male

+4 More Children

World Events (2)

1800

Age 1

The Althing was abolished by the Danish king.
1814

Age 15

Norway enters union with Sweden. Iceland remains under Danish rule.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian: patronymic from the common personal name Olaf.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Jon Olafsson in entry for Thorun, "Iceland Baptisms, 1730-1905"
  • Jon Olafsson, "Iceland, Marriages, 1770-1920"
  • Jon Olafsson, "Iceland, Baptisms, 1730-1905"

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