Jonas Olsson

Male1 September 1793–31 October 1847

Brief Life History of Jonas

When Jonas Olsson was born on 1 September 1793, in Nävragöl, Blekinge, Sweden, his father, Oluf Bondesson, was 56 and his mother, Elin Hansdotter, was 34. He married Sara Catharina Rosengren on 1 November 1829, in Karlskrona, Blekinge, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Fridlevstad, Blekinge, Sweden in 1793. He died on 31 October 1847, in Kalmar, Kalmar, Sweden, at the age of 54.

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Jonas Olsson
Sara Catharina Rosengren
Marriage: 1 November 1829
Johan Victor Ludvig Jonasson
Adelaida Eugenia Christina Jonasdotter
Carl Ludvig Amphion Jonasson
Sally Emelie Charlotta Jonasdotter

Sources (10)

  • Jonas Olesson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Jonas Olasson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jonas Olsson in entry for Johan Victor Ludvig Jonasson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1829Karlskrona, Blekinge, Sweden
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (3)


    Age 16

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


    Age 21

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 39

    Göta Canal opened.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Lennart, Sven, Nils, Erik, Mats, Per, Anders, Bjorn, Fredrik, Nels, Olle. German Hans, Kurt, Fritz, Ingeborg, Otto, Ute.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Ola, a short form of Olof, Swedish variant of Olaf (see Olafsen ), or a shortened form of the patronymic Olofsson (see Olofson ). Compare Ohlsson , Oleson , and Olson .

    German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

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