Hans Jacobson

Male14 October 1747–1803

Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Jacobson was born on 14 October 1747, in Sigsarve, Näs, Gotland, Sweden, his father, Jacob Jacobson, was 30 and his mother, Beata Jacobsdotter, was 35. He married Catharina Clasdotter on 2 November 1772, in Hablingbo, Gotland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1803, in Hablingbo, Gotland, Sweden, at the age of 56.

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Hans Jacobson
Catharina Clasdotter
Marriage: 2 November 1772
Jacob Hanson
Beatha Hansdotter
Catharina Hansdotter
Clas Hanson
Beata Catharina Hansdotter
Anna Catharina Hansdotter
Beata Hansdotter

Sources (9)

  • Hans Jacobson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Hans Jacobson in entry for Clas Hansson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Johannes Jacobsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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  • Marriage
    2 November 1772Hablingbo, Gotland, Sweden
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (5)

    Name Meaning

    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.

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