Anna Jonsson

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Jonsson was born on 6 September 1824, in Slimminge, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Jöns Nilsson, was 38 and her mother, Ingeborg Hansson, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Jöns Nilsson
1786–1851
Ingeborg Hansson
1789–1872
Kerstena Jonsdotter
1812–1889
Kjersti Jönsdotter
1820–1890
Nils Jönsson
1821–1897
Anna Jonsson
1824–
Hans Jonsson
1826–

Sources (2)

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

World Events (8)

1832

Göta Canal opened.

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.

1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

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

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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