Nils Jonasson

Brief Life History of Nils

When Nils Jonasson was born on 10 December 1793, in Bottnaryd, Jönköping, Sweden, his father, Jonas Nilsson, was 30 and his mother, Chirstin ( Kjerstin) Jonasdotter, was 25. He married Brita Svensdotter on 25 May 1822, in Bottnaryd, Jönköping, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 21 December 1875, in his hometown, at the age of 82, and was buried in Bottnaryd, Jönköping, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Nils Jonasson
1793–1875
Johanna Andersdotter
1802–1892
Marriage: 2 February 1828
Brita Maria Nilsdotter
1829–1830
Eva Nilsdotter
1832–1922
Charles Victor Norton
1834–1923
Maria Nilsdotter
1841–1919
Andrew Gustav Norton
1844–1898

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    World Events (6)

    1809

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

    1814

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    1832

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Erik, Klas, Lars, Per. German Ernst.

    Swedish: patronymic from the Biblical personal name Jonas .

    Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Jonassen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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