Beata Jacobsson

Femaleabout 1678–24 September 1742

Brief Life History of Beata

When Beata Jacobsson was born about 1678, in Lau, Gotland, Sweden, her father, Jacob Burlaemmer, was 30 and her mother, Anne Elizabeth, was 26. She married Anders Berthelsson on 6 November 1706. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 24 September 1742, in her hometown, at the age of 65, and was buried in Lau, Gotland, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Anders Berthelsson
Beata Jacobsson
Marriage: 6 November 1706
Bertel Andersson
Jacob Andersson
Anders Andersson
Brita Andersdotter
Olof Andersson
Lars Andersson
Anders Andersson

Sources (7)

  • Beata Larssdr in entry for Bartel, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Beata Larssdr in entry for Jacob, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Beata Jacobsdr in entry for Lars, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 November 1706
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (23)

    +18 More Children

    World Events (4)


    Age 7

    King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.


    Age 20

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

    1700 · The Great Northern War

    Age 22

    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

    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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