Skuli Jonsson

29 November 1881–19 October 1928 (Age 46)
Berjanes, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland

The Life of Skuli

When Skuli Jonsson was born on 29 November 1881, in Berjanes, Rangárvallasýsla, Suðurland, Iceland, his father, Jón Ólafsson, was 40 and his mother, Geirdís Ólafsdóttir, was 38. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Johanna Oddson. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1895. He died on 19 October 1928, in Blaine, Whatcom, Washington, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Blaine Cemetery, Blaine, Whatcom, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Skuli Jonsson
Johanna Oddson
John E Johnson
Huldora Petrina Johnson
Samuel Emil "Sam" Johnson
Kristian John "Kris" Johnson
Bertha Jobyna "Bena" Johnson

Spouse and Children


    Johanna Oddson




    John E Johnson


    Huldora Petrina Johnson


    Samuel Emil "Sam" Johnson


    Kristian John "Kris" Johnson


    Bertha Jobyna "Bena" Johnson


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 8

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 15

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Skule Johnson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Skuli Jonsson, "Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922"
  • Skull Johnson, "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954"

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