Jon Jonsson

Male23 October 1878–23 September 1954

Brief Life History of Jon

When Jon Jonsson was born on 23 October 1878, in Kross, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, his father, Jón Pétursson, was 51 and his mother, Gudny Eiriksdottir, was 44. He married Þórunn Snorradóttir about 1904, in Iceland. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Vestmannaeyjar, Vestmannaeyjabær, Suðurland, Iceland in 1920. He died on 23 September 1954, in Iceland, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Jon Jonsson
Þórunn Snorradóttir
Marriage: about 1904
Thuridur Kapitola Jonsdottir
Miss Jonsdottir
Gudjon Hreggvidur Jonsson
Ásta Jónsdóttir
Gudrun Jonsdottir
Olafur Magnus Jonsson
Sigurbjorg Jonsdottir
Johann Wilmundsson

Sources (1)

  • Jon Jonsson, Þórun Snorradottir, Household Census.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1904Iceland
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (5)


    Age 26

    Iceland won home rule.


    Age 39

    Women get the right to vote in national elections.


    Age 40

    Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence. Denmark retains control over foreign affairs only. The treaty is valid until 1943.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Lars, Lennart, Thor, Alf, Anders, Arni, Erik, Jorgen, Mats, Olafur, Per.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Jon, Scandinavian form of John . Compare Jonson 2.

    English: variant of Johnson , although this form of the English name may have died out in Britain.

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

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