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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Nils Jonasson
Johanna Andersdotter
Marriage: 2 February 1828
Brita Maria Nilsdotter
Eva Nilsdotter
Charles Victor Norton
Maria Nilsdotter
Andrew Gustav Norton

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    World Events (6)


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


    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    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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