Jonas Nilsson

1763–1850 (Age 87)
Bottnaryd, Jönköping, Sweden

The Life of Jonas

When Jonas Nilsson was born on 9 May 1763, in Bottnaryd, Jönköping, Sweden, his father, Nils Bengtsson, was 32 and his mother, Catharina Jonsdotter, was 33. He married Chirstin ( Kjerstin) Jonasdotter about 1790, in Bottnaryd, Jönköping, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 24 November 1850, in his hometown, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bottnaryd, Jönköping, Sweden.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jonas Nilsson
1763–1850
Chirstin ( Kjerstin) Jonasdotter
1768–1852
Marriage: about 1790
Nils Jonasson
1793–1875
Abram Jonasson
1797–1880
Nils UNKNOWN
1798–1798
Anders Jonasson
1801–1893
Stina Jonasdotter
1805–1808
Johannes Jonasson
1809–1810
Johannes Jonasson
1811–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1790
Bottnaryd, Jönköping, Sweden
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (4)

1809

Age 46

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 51

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 69

Göta Canal opened.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Jon Nilsson in entry for Nils, "Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records, 1616-1908; index 1671-1860"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.