|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1867|
Gotlands lšn, Sweden
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 1955|
Sophia's biological father was George EKSTROM - Peter WALLIN was the stepfather - Birth Sirname - WALLIN, VALLINE, WALLINE, WALLIE. Her mother was Catharine (Katarina) Josefina Hedvig Yttergren. - Birth year discrepancy ? - 1864. Sophie, (born second), had a twin sister - Marie. They lived with their grandparents, (YTTERGREN), in the Parish of Larbro, by the Wasta Mill until they were five years old. Then they went to their Mother's home in Hangvar.
Sophia Immigrated to the U.S. when she was 18 years old and worked as a housemaid. She joined St. Paul Lutheran Church March 3, 1882 in Oakland, Alameda, California. She later settled in Berkely, Alameda, California, USA where her Aunt Amelia RAYMOND and her daughter Frances lived.
It has been told that she met Charles Elias JONES at a Lutheran Church function. She lived in Alameda, Alameda, California at the time of her marriage to Charles Elias Jones in Oakland, Alameda, California at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Both Charles and Sophie were 27 years old when they were married. - 1658 Excelsior Ave. They had nine children.
Notes from: Interview with their son Eric Emanuel JONES 1972 - Wendy & Warren Foster 3748 Regent Avenue North Vancouver, BC, CANADA, V7N 2C4
Charles Elias Jones (1867 - 1936)*
Carl Wilhelm Jones (1896 - 1994)*
Olof Elias Jones (1897 - 1942)*
Frances Jones McGovern (1899 - 1943)*
Eric Emanuel Jones (1902 - 1982)*
Amanda Elizabeth Jones Garvin (1904 - 1987)*
Benjamin C Jones (1907 - 1991)*
Eva Martha Jones Gurney (1911 - 1992)*
Smith River Cemetery
Del Norte County
Maintained by: Cynthia Moore Pomeroy
Originally Created by: Tony Larson
Record added: Oct 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30329116