Jonas Nilsson Lith

25 September 1842–26 November 1914 (Age 72)
Kedum, Skaraborg, Sweden

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Jonas Nilsson Lith
1842–1914
Christina Johannesdotter
1844–
Marriage: 7 April 1866
Thilda Jonasdotter
1865–1959
Johan Jonasson
1867–1940
Johanna Johansdotter Lith
1869–1951
August Jonasson
1871–1945
Anna Jonasdotter
1873–1948
Inga Lena Jonasdotter
1876–1943
Nils Herrman Jonasson
1878–1879
Ida Elisabeth Jonasdotter
1880–1972
Karl Herman Jonasson
1883–1964
Eva Charlotta Jonasdotter
1885–1969
Hilda Maria Jonasdotter
1887–

Spouse and Children

    Male1842–1914Male

    Christina Johannesdotter

    Female1844–Female

MARRIAGE
7 April 1866
Essunga, Skaraborg, Sweden
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Nils Johansson Lith

    Male1801–1876Male

    Lena Larsdotter

    Female1802–1876Female

siblings

(8)

    Johan Nilsson Lith

    Male1826–1906Male

    Johanna Nilsdotter Lith

    Female1828–Female

    Maja Nilsdotter Lith

    Female1830–Female

    Male1833–1910Male

    Anna Greta Nilsdotter

    Female1837–1875Female

+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.
1852

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

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jonas Nilsson Lith, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Jonas Nilsson Lith, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Jonas Nilsson Lith, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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