Östhammar in the 18th century
This is a short story of a family - maybe it could start here in Östhammar, a small city by the coast of Roslagen, Sweden, founded around 1368 (?)
Here the hatter-master Elias Grönstedt died on the 29 of May 1790 in a violent way. He left behind a considerable inheritance according to the extensive estate inventory. A part of the inheritance came to the daughter Margaretha Christina, born in 1760 and married to the master painter and prosecutor Jonathan Lindström, born in 1742.
The latter couple became parents to Leonard Jonathan, my grandgrandgrandfahter and your..… well, whatever it may be…