Jonas Jonasson

Brief Life History of Jonas

When Jonas Jonasson was born on 26 September 1791, in Skaraborg, Sweden, his father, Jonas Ericsson, was 37 and his mother, Stina Börjesdotter, was 31. He married Stina Andersdotter on 3 May 1822, in Visnums-Kil, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Beateberg, Skaraborg, Sweden in 1791.

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Jonas Jonasson
Stina Andersdotter
Marriage: 3 May 1822
Eva Christina Jonasdotter
Anna Cajsa Jonsson
Johan Gustaf Jonsson
Stina Cajsa Jonsdotter

Sources (3)

  • Ballefors C:4 Ver:a birth and christening records 1759 - 1806
  • Jonas Jonasson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jons Jonsson in entry for Eva Christina Jonsdotter, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

World Events (8)


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


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Erik, Klas, Lars, Per. German Ernst.

Swedish: patronymic from the Biblical personal name Jonas .

Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Jonassen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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