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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Jacob Andersson
Lisbet Andersdotter
Marriage: 30 October 1732
Anders Jacobson
Helvig Jacobsdotter
Elisabeth Jacobsdotter
Anders Jacobsson
Beata Jacobsdotter
Jacob Jacobsson
Pehr Jacobsson
Olof Jacobsson

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)


Northern War occurred.


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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