Jacob Jacobson

12 October 1717–22 October 1773 (Age 56)
Sigsarve, Näs, Gotland, Sweden

The Life Summary of Jacob

When Jacob Jacobson was born on 12 October 1717, in Sigsarve, Näs, Gotland, Sweden, his father, Jacob Persson, was 33 and his mother, Pernille Larsdatter, was 33. He married Beata Jacobsdotter on 1 November 1738, in Gotland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He died on 22 October 1773, in Sigsarve, Gotland, Sweden, at the age of 56, and was buried in Näs, Gotland, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Jacobson
1717–1773
Beata Jacobsdotter
1711–1773
Marriage: 1 November 1738
Jacob Jacobsson
1742–1742
Lars Jacobson
1743–1809
Jacob Jacobsson
1746–1746
Hans Jacobson
1747–1803
Jacob Jacobson
1751–1816

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1738Gotland, Sweden
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (2)

    1720
    Age 3
    Northern War occurred.
    1743
    Age 26
    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 21035;2007: 34433; 2010: 44808)English, Swedish, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Jacob denoting ‘Jacob's son’. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognates from other languages, including Scandinavian (see 2 below) and, in some cases, Croatian Jakobović (which is from the personal name Jakob ).Americanized form of Swedish Jacobsson or Jakobsson and Danish, Norwegian, North German, or Dutch Jacobsen or Jakobsen , all cognates of 1 above.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jacob

    Sources (12)

    • Jacob Jacobson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
    • Jacob Sixarfve in entry for Jacob, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
    • Jacob Jacobsson in entry for Jacob, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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