Mats Mattsson

7 October 1745–21 December 1829 (Age 84)
Näs, Gotland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Mats

When Mats Mattsson was born on 7 October 1745, in Näs, Gotland, Sweden, his father, Mathias Mattsson, was 31 and his mother, Cerstin Jöransdotter, was 22. He married Anna Larsdotter on 28 October 1764, in Näs, Gotland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 13 daughters. He died on 21 December 1829, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Mats Mattsson
1745–1829
Anna Larsdotter
1745–1810
Marriage: 28 October 1764
Mathias Mattsson
1766–1766
Matthias Mattiasson
1766–
Catharina Matsdotter
1767–1840
Catharina Mattiasson
1767–
Brita Mattiasson
1768–
Lars Mattsson
1770–1837
Laurentius Mathsson
1770–
Christina Mathiaedr
1771–1814
Christina Mattiasson
1771–
Matthias Mattsson
1774–1774
Anna Mattiasson
1775–
Anna Mattsdotter
1775–1775
Brita Mattsdotter
1775–1778
Brita Matsdotter
1778–1778
Anna Brita Mattiasson
1779–
Walborg Matsdotter
1782–1862
Lena Maja Mattsson
1785–
Magdalena Maria Matthiadr
1785–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1764Näs, Gotland, Sweden
  • Children

    (18)

    +13 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1809
    Age 64
    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
    1814
    Age 69
    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Erik, Matts, Nils, Bjorn, Gunvor, Per, Sten, Thor, Thorvald, Torvald.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Matts, a short form of Matthias or Mattheus (see Matthew ). Compare Matson and Mattson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Mattson
    Matthew

    Sources (12)

    • Matths Matthsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
    • Matths Matthsson in entry for Margareta, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
    • Matths Matthsson in entry for Magdalena, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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