Jonas Nilsson Lith

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

Sources (16)

  • 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, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"
  • Jonas Nilsson birth Ryda (R) C:2 (1798-1858) Image: 118 Page: 227; 25 Sept 1842 ArkivDigital

World Events (6)

1848 · The March Unrest

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.


Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

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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