sholin.org   Historical and genealogical
                   web site of the Sholin Family
 
 

 

 

 

The story began in Alfta, Sweden


  Schoolhouse in Alfta



Johann Jonsson Sjölin

1828  March 20 Born in
         Alfta, Sweden
Swedish Military: given 2
     soldier surnames - 
     Shön & Sjölin
1850 April 21 Married
      Kersin Jansdotter
1884
October 10 Emigrated
       
to Clay Center, Kansas
      via Goteborg, Sweden
1885 Census: Clay Center,
                        Kansas
Medical Information:
           5' 8 ½" tall
1892  Died in Kansas 
Cause of Death: influenza
Age 64


       Portland, Oregon 1905

 NEW: JOHANN ANCESTOR TREE



Kerstin Jansdotter
1831 August 28 Born in Alfta, Sweden
        Parents: Johan Rolig Roberg and
                     Kerstin Olsdotter
        Godparents: The soldier Per Ljung
                and his wife
Karin Olsdotter

1850 April 21 Married: Groom was
                    Jan Johansson Schön
           (  his soldier name at the time)
1884
October 10 Emigrated
       
    to Clay Center, Kansas
           via Goteborg, Sweden

1900 Census: Stevenson, Washington
                     (listed with son, Peter)

1910 Census: With son Peter in
                     Portland, Oregon
1911 January 23 Died in Portland
   Burial: Multnomah Park Cemetery
   Cause of Death: Old age


         Hood River, Oregon
              Early 1900s
NEW: KERSTIN ANCESTOR TREE
 

                             Children of  Kerstin Jansdotter and Johann Sjölin

   
JOHAN JOHANSSON
 b. Sep 18 1848 Alfta
 d. unk
JONAS SHOLIN Biography:
b. July 11, 1851 Alfta
d. June 1913 Portland OR
Frank David Sholin Bio

George E Sholin
PETER SHOLIN
b. June 5,
  1854 Alfta
d. July 15
1925
Portland, OR
 
ANDERS JONSSON
b. May 9 1857
d.Mar 13
 1865
 Alfta
CHRISTINE SJÖLIN
 b. April 10,
 1860 Alfta
BRITA JONSDOTTER
 b. Dec 30,
 1862 Alfta
d. Dec 30
1862 Alfta
OLOF SHOLIN:
b. Nov 22, 1864 Alfta
d. Oct 5, 1947 Tacoma, WA
Carl Sholin Family Page

Shirley Jean Sholin
David Guss Family Page
Bill Sholin Obituary

NEW: Olof
Sholin Tree

ANDREW SHOLIN
b. Nov 25
  1868 Alfta
d. Feb 24
    1946
Grants Pass OR
CHARLES SHOLIN:
b. Dec 30,
   1871 Alfta
d. Dec 22, 1942 San Francisco
George C. Sholin
"A Peek into San Francisco's Past"
EDWARD SHOLIN
 b. March 18 
    1875 Alfta
 d. March

Family of  Kerstin and Johann Sholin 

Our Sholin Ancestors to about 1500
 

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Contact Information:
David Sholin Guss

davidguss@hotmail.com
495 Wallula Avenue
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Telephone:  509.525.2345

Virginia Sholin Smallwood
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