Jöns Olasson

12 July 1827–
Sweden

The Life of Jöns

Jöns Olasson was born on 12 July 1827, in Sweden. He lived in Glimåkra, Kristianstad, Sweden in 1870.

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World Events (8)

1832

Age 5

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 21

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.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 46

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

Name Meaning

Scandinavian: patronymic from the common personal name Olaf.

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

Sources (1)

  • Jöns Olsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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