Maleabout 1701–9 December 1756

Brief Life History of Mons

When Mons PERSSON was born about 1701, in Sweden, his father, Per, was 47 and his mother, Mrs. Per, was 43. He married Brita Jonsdotter on 21 November 1731, in Förlösa, Kalmar, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 9 December 1756, in Förlösa, Kalmar, Sweden, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Brita Jonsdotter
Marriage: 21 November 1731
Per Mansson
Jon Mansson
Per Mansson
Abraham Mansson
Karin Mansdotter
Anders Mansson

Sources (1)

  • Mans Persson in entry for Per Mansson and Gunnela Ollesdotter, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1731Förlösa, Kalmar, Sweden
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

      Male1655– Male

      Female1659– Female

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (2)


    Age 19

    Northern War occurred.


    Age 42

    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Anders, Erik, Lars, Erland, Lennart, Agnar, Arnell, Bjorn, Helmer, Hilma, Joakim. German Kurt, Darrold, Hans, Mathias, Frieda, Oskar.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Per, vernacular shortened form of Peter . It is also established in Denmark and northern Germany. Compare Parson 3 and Person 1.

    English: variant of Parson .

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

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