Jacob Andersson

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Andersson was born on 28 September 1709, in Matsarve, Gotland, Sweden, his father, Anders Berthelsson, was 30 and his mother, Beata Jacobsson, was 32. He married Lisbet Andersdotter on 30 October 1732, in När, Gotland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1758, in När, Gotland, Sweden, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Andersson
1709–1758
Lisbet Andersdotter
1714–1783
Marriage: 30 October 1732
Anders Jacobson
1733–1734
Helvig Jacobsdotter
1735–1783
Elisabeth Jacobsdotter
1737–1737
Anders Jacobsson
1738–1769
Beata Jacobsdotter
1741–
Jacob Jacobsson
1745–
Pehr Jacobsson
1748–
Olof Jacobsson
1754–1761

Sources (10)

  • Jacob Anderson Masarfwa, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Jacob Andersson Bomun in entry for Jacob, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jacob Andersson Bomun in entry for Olof, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

World Events (2)

1720

Northern War occurred.

1743

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Bjorn, Lars, Mats, Lennart, Nils, Per, Anders, Berndt, Hokan, Olle, Sten. German Hans, Kurt, Alfons, Ernst, Gerd, Monika.

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersen and Anderson .

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

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