Jacob Andersson

Maleabout 1769–1818

Brief Life History of Jacob

When Jacob Andersson was born about 1769, in Ljungby, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Anders Gudmundson, was 45 and his mother, Ingar Jonsson, was 32. He married Ingar Jonsson in 1803. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1818, in Sweden, at the age of 50.

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Jacob Andersson
Ingar Jonsson
Marriage: 1803
Ingar Jacobsdotter
Jons Jacobsson
F. Jacobsdottor
Nilla Jacobsdottor
Anders Jacobson
Sven Jacobson

Sources (1)

  • 1818 Communion record for Jacob Andersson. Sweden, Kristianstad Church Records, 1585-1910; index 1646-1860; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939Z-TW2H-J?cc=1978124&wc=MCX8-CTT%3A260638701%2C259479001%2C262222801

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    World Events (2)


    Age 40

    Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


    Age 45

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

    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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