Jons Christenson

1811–1876 (Age 65)
Sibbarp, Reslof, Sweden

The Life of Jons

When Jons Christenson was born in 1811, his father, Christen Svensson, was 39 and his mother, Elna Jönsdotter, was 37. He married Hanna Bengtsdotter on 13 December 1850. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 15 April 1876, in Norrhvidinge, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Jons Christenson
1811–1876
Hanna Bengtsdotter
1823–1866
Marriage: 13 December 1850
Per Jonson
1851–1902
Christen Jonsson
1852–1852
Elna Jonsdotter
1853–
Bengta Jönsdotter
1859–1890
Bengta Jönsdotter
1859–1890
Kjerstin Johnsson
1866–1868
Kjerstin Jonsson
1866–1868

Spouse and Children

    Male1811–1876Male

    Hanna Bengtsdotter

    Female1823–1866Female

MARRIAGE
13 December 1850
children

(7)

    Male1851–1902Male

    Christen Jonsson

    Male1852–1852Male

    Elna Jonsdotter

    Female1853–Female

    Bengta Jönsdotter

    Female1859–1890Female

    Bengta Jönsdotter

    Female1859–1890Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Svensson

    Male1772–1851Male

    Elna Jönsdotter

    Female1774–1812Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (5)

1814

Age 3

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 21

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 37

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Christen . Compare Christianson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jons Christensson in entry for Elna Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jons Christensson in entry for Christen Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jons Christensson in entry for Per Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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