Thursday, October 1, 2009

ENGILBERT JÓNSSON


Engilbert Jónsson was born 4 May 1912, the son of Jonina Asgrimsdottir. Engilbert immigrated to Utah with his mother, Jonina, and his grandmother, Gudny Hrobjartsdottir. They settled in Cleveland, where his mother married Halldor Jonsson. Engilbert was raised with Halldor and Jonina’s family. Engilbert married and moved to Bicknell, Utah. He died 15 January 1990. He went by Engelbert Johnson in Utah; he is number 165 in Icelanders of Utah.

2 comments:

David Johnson said...

Coming from Icelanders that settled in Cleveland, I'm curious about Engilbert. I wonder if he and his parents had home country connection with either the Erickson or Thordarsson families? And I wonder why such a late (post 1912) immigration date. Curious....

David A. Ashby said...

David

Yes Engilbert is related to Einar Eiriksson.