Sophia Wilhelmina Jonasson

Brief Life History of Sophia Wilhelmina

When Sophia Wilhelmina Jonasson was born on 5 June 1846, in Tjärstad, Östergötland, Sweden, her father, Jonas Pehrsson, was 50 and her mother, Brita Stina Andersdotter, was 42. She lived in Ljungby, Kalmar, Sweden in 1839.

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Jonas Pehrsson
Brita Stina Andersdotter
Helena Gustafva Jonasson
Anders Peter Johannesson
Carl Johan Jonsson
Anders Peter Jonasson
Anders Jansson
Johanna Christina Jonasson
Johan August Jonasson
Carl Jonsson
Sophia Wilhelmina Jonasson

Sources (2)

  • Sofia Jonsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Sofia Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

World Events (8)

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.

1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

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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