Way to go Rhonda, Sofia may have gone to her niece (my great grandmother) in Kansas City.
I sure wish I could find a piece of paper with her last name on it. Oh well, I will
check the area for her in 1900. Maybe she was living with someone.
Thanks again for another clue.
From: Rhonda =(^._.^)= <vikingprincess(a)direcway.com>
Sent: Tue, 01 Nov 2005 13:12:45 -0500
Subject: Re: [Sweden] Jonas Jansson family
You're very welcome.
Emigranten shows a Sofie Johansdotter, stated her age as 32, leaving Göteborg on 13 May
1881, homeparish Ärtemark. She stated her destination to be Kansas City. Now, keep in mind
that this doesn't mean she had to stay there. If she is your Sofia, she could have
moved to Washington later.
I went back to EMIBAS and it shows no other Sofia J*dotters leaving Ärtemark in 1881. The
age is close, the surname is close, and the emigration times are close, so it may be a
Have you checked the 1900 US census for your Sofia to see if the emigration dates are the
Would the Emigratan CD show any more about where Sofia might have
gone besides Nordamerika? >
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