Hans Markusson

Male1671–2 June 1729

Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Markusson was born in 1671, in Grimeton, Halland, Sweden, his father, Markus Anderson, was 29 and his mother, Elin Andersdoter, was 23. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Anna Andersdatter Agdestein. He died on 2 June 1729, in his hometown, at the age of 58.

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Hans Markusson
Anna Andersdatter Agdestein
Gunnil Hansdotter
Anders Hansson
Markus Hansson
Anna Hansdotter
Jons Hansson

Sources (13)

  • Hans Markuson in entry for Marcus Hanson, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"
  • Hans Markusson in entry for Anna Hansdotter, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"
  • Hans Marckuson in entry for Hanson, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"

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Children (5)

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World Events (4)


Age 14

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.


Age 27

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.

1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 29

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorg.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Markus (see Mark 1). Compare Marcussen and Markuson .

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

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