Håkan Olofsson

Male1626–July 1715

Brief Life History of Håkan

Håkan Olofsson was born in 1626, in Estersmark, Nysätra, Västerbotten, Sweden as the son of Olof Christiernsson and Ingrid. He married Malin Jonsdotter about 1650, in Nysätra, Västerbotten, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died in July 1715, in Estersmark, Nysätra, Västerbotten, Sweden, at the age of 89, and was buried in Nysätra, Västerbotten, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Håkan Olofsson
Malin Jonsdotter
Marriage: about 1650
Christer Håkansson
Jonas Håkansson Lång
Kerstin Håkansdotter
Olof Håkansson
Ingrid Håkansdotter
Lars Håkansson Orre
Karin Håkansdotter
Erik Håkansson

Sources (1)

  • Håkan Olsson, "Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1650Nysätra, Västerbotten, Sweden
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (7)


    Age 2

    Swedish warship Vasa sank in Stockholm harbor. 25 drowned.

    1630 · The Thirty Years' War

    Age 4

    King Gustavus Adolphus entered Sweden into the Thirty Years' War in 1630 with great success on the side of the German Protestants.


    Age 27

    Stockholm became capital of Sweden.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Berger, Iver.

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Olofsson: patronymic from the personal name Olof, Swedish variant of Olaf (see Olafsen ). See also Olsson .

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

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