Jonas Jonsson

Östansjö, Ore, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life of Jonas

When Jonas Jonsson was born on 26 February 1808, in Östansjö, Ore, Kopparberg, Sweden, his father, Jon Jonson, was 36 and his mother, Margreta Andersdotter, was 31. He married Anna Hansdotter in 1832, in Östansjö, Ore, Kopparberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ore, Kopparberg, Sweden in 1808.

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Family Time Line

Jonas Jonsson
Anna Hansdotter
Marriage: 1832
Jonas Jonasson
Anna Jonasdotter

Spouse & Children

Östansjö, Ore, Kopparberg, Sweden


  • Jonas Jonasson


  • Female1839–Female

Parents & Siblings



  • Cherste Jonsdotter


  • Cari Jonsdotter


  • Female1805–1874Female

  • Male1808–Male

World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 6

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 40

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

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Jon, Scandinavian form of John .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jonas Jonsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jonas Jonsson in entry for Anna Jonasdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jon Jonsson in entry for Jonas Jonsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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