Jon Olofsson

Brief Life History of Jon

When Jon Olofsson was born on 19 May 1723, in Hjärtum, Göteborgs och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Olof Andersson, was 37 and his mother, Anna JONSDOTTER, was 32. He had at least 1 son and 5 daughters with Kierstin Olofsdr. He died about 1803, at the age of 81.

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Jon Olofsson
Kierstin Olofsdr
Anna Jonsson
Olaf Jonsson
Borta Jonsson
Karin Jonsson
Gunilla Jonsdotter
Marit Jonsson

Sources (8)

  • Jon Olofsson in entry for Olof, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jon Olofsson in entry for Marit, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jon Olsson in entry for Borta, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Berger, Iver.

Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Olofsson: patronymic from the personal name Olof, Swedish variant of Olaf (see Olafsen ). See also Olsson .

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

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