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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Family Time Line

Jon Olofsson
1723–1803
Kierstin Olofsdr
1724–1792
Anna Jonsson
1753–1830
Olaf Jonsson
1755–1830
Borta Jonsson
1757–
Karin Jonsson
1760–
Gunilla Jonsdotter
1762–1824
Marit Jonsson
1764–

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"

World Events (1)

1743

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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