is the southernmost county of Sweden. Nels Jenson
family had their home here before they emigrated to America in 1867. Lewis N. Johnson family came probably from Skåne as well. Nels Jenson family had their home in Vollsjö, Färs Härad in Malmöhus
County (map). Malmöhus County (Swedish: Malmöhus
län) was a county of Sweden until
1997, when it merged with Kristianstad County to form today's
in Skåne County (map)
is located on the west coast of the county. Malmö
is the county capitol and one of
the most inhabited cities in Sweden today as well as then, in 1867,
ancestors left their homeland (probably from Malmö harbour) to start a new life
in America. The number of citizens in the urban area of Malmö is
approx. 258 000 (2005).
in Sjöbo – Ellen N. Johnson's home town
in Färs härad (today's Sjöbo Municipality) is the place from were Lewis Johnson's wife, Ellen
came. Vollsjö (map)
is located at rural inland of Skåne.
N. Johnson's home town in Sweden
Yet we do not know for sure from where in Sweden Lewis
N. Johnson came. The main theory is Skåne County.