Here is a confused man who lost his family and doesn't know his age. [closed]

+6 votes
343 views

He has no spouse, no children and no parents.

Birth place Fryksdalen, Värmland is situated in Sweden, not Finland as the profile claims.

Death place Ridley, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA could suggest a New Sweden or New Netherland connection.

WikiTree profile: Johan Cornelius
closed with the note: Merge completed.
in Genealogy Help by Juha Soini G2G6 Pilot (108k points)
closed by Juha Soini
Cornelius-526 redirects to https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Grelsson-16 , who is probably related somehow.

Edit: or the same person
Thank you. As there already has been one John Cornelius merged into Grelsson-16, and the sources confirm it will I propose a merge and leave it to project Sweden.
I merged him away, thank you for finding him Juha.  Would you close the question?

1 Answer

+2 votes
Unsourced, no dates, not connected to anybody else, born in a town that is identified in the wrong country, and also died in a town that is identified in the wrong county. Looks like another case of a misbegotten "person" who probably was conceived, born, and died inside somebody's genealogy software. There are far too many of these. Sorry, but I don't want to waste my time guessing who this person is supposed to be.
by Ellen Smith G2G Astronaut (1.3m points)
There is always a chance that someone smarter and/or more experienced than us comes up with a clue that connects the dots, just like Jamie Nelson did above. This is why I love this community and never give up on a profile on first sight.

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