My maiden name is ROOS and
"These are my Ancestors"
I started tracing my ancestors in August (1999)
I now have 9 generations thanks to Ulla and the people who helped me in my search
My Great Great Grandfather Jan-Peter Jonsson had our name changed to Roos
He got his
name Roos from the captain when he was recruited for the
services. Jan-Peter served for rote (the military ward or
station) no 65, Bergane, Tössbo Company no 7, Västgöta-Dals
Regiment. That was an infantry regiment. When a man became a
soldier, they could not keep their patronymicon, because when the
officer should command his company, too many had acted if he
called Andersson or Petersson etc.
The system of names in Sweden was called patonymicon. It ended in the late 1800's.
The last name was the fathers first name + son or dotter.
By clicking on the names you may find a picture or more information about that individual.
7 Iona Helga Mills: (Nee Roos) Born August 20, 1943.
Me--- AKA Bonnie
6 Grace Forgie Summers: Born February 13, 1921
6 Oscar Tiovo Roos: Born June 19, 1914
5 Nanni Kangas: Born February 24, 1888
5 Johan Oskar Roos: Born August 29, 1883
My Grandfather came to Canada from Sweden.
Katarina Eriksdotter: Born June 11, 1853
My Great Grandmother
4 Otto Jansson Roos: Born July 13, 1854
My Great Grandfather
Jonsdotter Born September
My Great Great Grandmother
3 Jan Peter
March 24, 1810
My Great Great Grandfather
Born in 1757
My Great Great Great Grandfather
Born September 15, 1768
My Great Great Great Grandmother
Born in 1744
My Great Great Great Great Grandmother
Born in 1728
My Great Great Great Great Grandfather.
Johann Carl Rost Nov 24 1690 to 1731 My Great Great Great Great Great Grandfather.
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