Jonas Nilsson Lith

Male25 September 1842–26 November 1914

Brief Life History of Jonas

When Jonas Nilsson Lith was born on 25 September 1842, in Kedum, Skaraborg, Sweden, his father, Nils Johansson Lith, was 41 and his mother, Lena Larsdotter, was 40. He married Christina Johannesdotter on 7 April 1866, in Essunga, Skaraborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 26 November 1914, in Essunga, Skaraborg, Sweden, at the age of 72, and was buried in Essunga, Skaraborg, Sweden.

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Jonas Nilsson Lith
Christina Johannesdotter
Marriage: 7 April 1866
Thilda Jonasdotter
Johan Jonasson
Johanna Johansdotter Lith
August Jonasson
Anna Jonasson Nilson
Inga Lena Jonasdotter
Nils Herrman Jonasson
Ida Elisabeth Jonasdotter
Karl Herman Jonasson
Eva Charlotta Jonasdotter
Hilda Maria Jonasdotter

Sources (13)

  • PMR BIRTH: FHL 154,740 P-226 IM-123 Herregården, Kedum, (Ryda Socken) Sweden, Skaraborg Sweden, Skaraborg Church Records, 1612-1921; index 1625-1860;
  • Jonas Nielsson in entry for Johanna Jonasson Anderson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"
  • Jonas Nielsson in entry for Johanna Andersen or Anderson, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1866Essunga, Skaraborg, Sweden
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1848 · The March Unrest

    Age 6

    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.


    Age 10

    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

    Age 31

    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nils, Per, Anders, Egil, Lennart, Sven, Birgit, Fredrik, Sten, Algot. German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Gerhard, Gotthard, Karl-Heinz.

    Swedish and German: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. Compare Nilson , Neilson 3, and Nielson 2.

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

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