Per Jonsson

Brief Life History of Per

When Per Jonsson was born on 11 June 1709, in Östra Utsjö, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Jonas Persson, was 33 and his mother, Mrs. Jonas Persson, was 29. He married Skinnar Cherstin Olsson in 1743. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 12 May 1784, in his hometown, at the age of 74.

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Per Jonsson
Skinnar Cherstin Olsson
Marriage: 1743
Kerstin Marit Persson
Jonas Persson

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    Northern War occurred.


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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Lars, Lennart, Thor, Alf, Anders, Arni, Erik, Jorgen, Mats, Olafur, Per.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Jon, Scandinavian form of John . Compare Jonson 2.

    English: variant of Johnson , although this form of the English name may have died out in Britain.

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

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