Jonas Ostlund

19 March 1850–8 April 1926 (Age 76)
Österhångsta, Västernorrland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Jonas

When Jonas Ostlund was born on 19 March 1850, in Torp, Västernorrland, Sweden, his father, Jons Larsson Ostlund, was 31 and his mother, Anna Brita Elofsdotter, was 35. He married Brita Stina Anstrom on 4 December 1874, in Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900 and Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada in 1911. He died on 8 April 1926, in Stirling, Warner, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 76, and was buried in Stirling, Warner, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Ostlund
Brita Stina Anstrom
Marriage: 4 December 1874
Albin Ostlund
Levi Ostlund
Hjaldermar Ostlund
Amanda Ostlund
Leonard Ostlund
John Henry Ostlund
Daniel Ostlund
Adla Mathilda Ostlund
Huldah Ostlund
Clarence Ostlund

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1874Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 20
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Holger, Anders, Arlis, Bjorn, Knute, Lars, Maren, Per, Petter.Swedish (Östlund) and Norwegian (Østlund): ornamental or topographic name composed of the elements öst ‘east’ + lund ‘grove’.

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

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    Baptism of Jonas Ostlund

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    Sources (24)

    • Jonas Ostlund, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John Ostlund, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
    • Jonas Ostlund in entry for Albin Jonas Ostlund, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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