Ingar Jonsdotter

Female8 September 1812–6 March 1878

Brief Life History of Ingar

When Ingar Jonsdotter was born on 8 September 1812, in Västra Kärrstorp, Oxie, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Jon Jonsson, was 32 and her mother, Margareta Jonsson, was 30. She married Pehr Hansson Borg on 17 December 1830, in Anderslöf, Skytt, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 6 March 1878, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pehr Hansson Borg
Ingar Jonsdotter
Marriage: 17 December 1830
Hans Pehrsson Borg
Lars Peter Borg
Karna Pehrsson
Svenn Pehrsson Borgquist
Hanna Pehrsson Borg
Rasmus Pehrsson Borgquist
Katherina Pehrsson Borg
Ole Peter Pehrsson Borg
Ingrid Pehrsson Borg
James Anton Borg

Sources (23)

  • Ingra in entry for Lars Peter Borg, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Ingre Jensen in entry for Ole Peter Borg, "Utah, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 1847-1868"
  • Inge Borg, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1830Anderslöf, Skytt, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 15

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 18

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    From an Old Norse personal name from the name of the fertility god Ing(w)- + arr ‘warrior’.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    Ingra Jonsdotter conversion

    From the autobiography of Rasmus Person Borgquist The “Latter-day Saint” missionaries came into our neighborhood during the summer of this year, held a few meetings and performed some baptisms. Mothe …

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