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Gustav Jonasson (1779 - 1823)

Gustav Jonasson
Born in Bolmsö, Jönköping, Sverigemap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 28 Dec 1806 in Bolmsö, Jönköping, Sverigemap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 43 in Lida, Bolmsö, Jönköping, Sverigemap
Profile last modified | Created 4 May 2014
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Birth and Christening

Gustav was born December 12, 1779, at Pryssatorpet, as the son of Jonas Eriksson and is wife Kerstin Petersdotter. He was christened December 19 and his godparents were Erik at Lilla Lida, Johan at Prästgården, Mrs Gyllensvärd at Bollstad, and Kierstin Gerthsdotter at (unreadable).[1]


Gustav was the oldest of Jonas and Kerstin's children. After his brother Erik was born in 1783[2] the family moved to the large farm Stora Lida.[3] It had belonged to Gustav's paternal grandfather who died in 1783 and now the family owned and farmed it together with Jonas' sister Elin and her family.[4]


Parish shoemaker.[5]


December 28, 1806, Gustav married Elin Olofsdotter from Åsebo. The ceremony was performed by minister Sandahl.[5] They lived at Stora Lida and had three sons together.[6]

  • Nils (1807 - ) dissapears
  • Peter (1810 - ) moved to Ljungby in 1826
  • Sven (1813 - 1875) farmer at Nydala in the parish of Odensjö.

Elin died in January 1815.[7] The following year, April 15, Olof married Merta Eriksdotter.[8] Together they had three children.

  • Christina (1817-1817)[9][10]
  • Johannes (1819-1889) never married, moved around and worked as a farmhand until he moved to the poorhouse where he died.[11]
  • Johan Peter (1822-1901) farmer at Gransbo in the parish of Odensjö.

Death and Burial

Gustav died of stroke February 13, 1823, and was buried February 16.[12]


  1. Bolmsö (F, G) C:2 (1747-1814) Bild 66 / sid 121, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  2. Bolmsö (F, G) AI:3 (1782-1789) Bild 33 / sid 49, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  3. Bolmsö (F, G) AI:3 (1782-1789) Bild 26 / sid 35, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  4. Västbo häradsrätt (F, N) FII:10 (1783-1784) Bild 212 / sid 323, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  5. 5.0 5.1 Bolmsö (F, G) C:2 (1747-1814) Bild 181 / sid 349, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  6. Bolmsö (F, G) AI:6 (1812-1820) Bild 27 / sid 39, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  7. Bolmsö (F, G) C:3 (1815-1859) Bild 86 / sid 161, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  8. Bolmsö (F, G) C:3 (1815-1859) Bild 114 / sid 213, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  9. Bolmsö (F, G) C:3 (1815-1859) Bild 12 / sid 15, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  10. Bolmsö (F, G) C:3 (1815-1859) Bild 88 / sid 165, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  11. Bolmsö (F, G) C:4 (1860-1880) Bild 113 / sid 219, Arkiv Digital AD AB
  12. Bolmsö (F, G) C:3 (1815-1859) Bild 92 / sid 173, Arkiv Digital AD AB

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