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.

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7 Iona Helga Mills: (Nee Roos) Born August 20, 1943.
Me--- AKA Bonnie

6 Grace Forgie Summers: Born February 13, 1921
My Mother

6 Oscar Tiovo  Roos: Born June 19, 1914
My Father

5 Nanni Kangas: Born February 24, 1888
My Grandmother

5 Johan Oskar Roos: Born August 29, 1883
My Grandfather came to
Canada from Sweden.

4 Katarina Eriksdotter: Born June 11, 1853
My Great Grandmother

4 Otto Jansson Roos: Born July 13, 1854
My Great Grandfather

  Katarina Jonsdotter  Born September 22, 1811
My Great Great Grandmother

3 Jan Peter Jonsson: Born March 24, 1810
My Great Great Grandfather

2 Jon Eriksson: Born in 1757
My Great Great Great Grandfather

2 Cajsa Karlsdotter Rost: Born September 15, 1768
My Great Great Great Grandmother

1 Maria Andersdotter: Born in 1744
My Great Great Great Great Grandmother

1 Johan-Carl Rost: 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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