Elna Johnsdotter

Högestorp, Skåne, Sweden

The Life of Elna

When Elna Johnsdotter was born on 21 July 1838, in Högestorp, Skåne, Sweden, her father, Jon Sjunnesson, was 30 and her mother, Hanna Arvidsdotter, was 20. She married Nils Bengtsson in 1878, in Söderhvidinge, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Söderhvidinge, Malmöhus, Sweden in 1892.

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Elna Johnsdotter
Nils Bengtsson
Marriage: 1878
Bengt Nilsson

Spouse & Children

Söderhvidinge, Malmöhus, Sweden


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World Events (8)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 10

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.

Age 14

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 35

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

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Sources (2)

  • Elna Johnsdotter, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Elna Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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