Jons Mansson

20 November 1804–
Benestad, Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life of Jons

When Jons Mansson was born on 20 November 1804, in Benestad, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Mans Jonsson, was 34 and his mother, Bengta Olsson, was 29. He married Elna Olsson on 30 December 1829, in Benestad, Kristianstad, Sweden.

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Jons Mansson
Elna Olsson
Marriage: 30 December 1829

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    Elna Olsson


30 December 1829
Benestad, Kristianstad, Sweden

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World Events (8)


Age 5

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.

Age 10

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 44

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

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Hans .2 Respelling of Hanssen .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Birth Record Sweden, Kristianstad Church Records, 1585-1910; index 1646-1860;

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