Jacob Jacobson

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

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Jacobson was born on 12 October 1717, in Sigsarve, Näs, Gotland, Sweden, his father, Jacob Pederson, was 33 and his mother, Pernilla Larsdotter, 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 1738
Gotland, Sweden
children

(5)

    Jacob Jacobsson

    Male1742–1742Male

    Lars Jacobson

    Male1743–1809Male

    Jacob Jacobsson

    Male1746–1746Male

    Male1747–1803Male

    Jacob Jacobson

    Male1751–1816Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Lars Jacobson

    Male1709–1760Male

    Peer Jacobsson

    Male1711–1711Male

    Pehr (Jacobson) Persson

    Male1713–Male

    Rasmus Jacobsson

    Male1715–1715Male

    Male1717–1773Male

World Events (2)

1720

Age 3

Northern War occurred.
1743

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jacob . As an American surname this name has absorbed cognates from other languages, for example Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch Jacobsen and Swedish Jacobsson.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Jacobsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jacob Sixarfve in entry for Lars Jacobsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jacob Siggesarfwe in entry for Johannes Jacobsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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