Joseph Jonsson

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Jonsson was born on 15 February 1847, in Lövås, Jönköping, Sweden, his father, Jons Persson, was 34 and his mother, Britta Stina Nilsdotter, was 31. He died on 30 September 1857, in his hometown, at the age of 10, and was buried in Anderstorp, Hultsjö, Jönköping, Sweden.

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Jons Persson
Britta Stina Nilsdotter
Maria Jonsson
Per Löfroth Jonsson
Martha Jonsdotter
Andreas Jonsson
Johan Jonsson
Ingri Dea
(Petter) Magnus Jonsson
Joseph Jonsson
Nils August Jonsson
Joseph Malcom Jonsson Lundberg

Sources (2)

  • Joseph Jönsson, "Sweden, Jönköping Church Records, 1581-1935; index 1633-1860"
  • Joseph, "Sweden, Jönköping Church Records, 1581-1935; index 1633-1860"

World Events (2)

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.


Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

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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