Jons Martensson

about 1775–
Brandstad, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Jons

Jons Martensson was born about 1775, in Brandstad, Malmöhus, Sweden. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Elna Pehrsdatter.

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Jons Martensson
Elna Pehrsdatter
Pehr Jonsson
Tufwe Jonsson
Ingar Jonsdotter

Spouse and Children



World Events (6)


Age 34

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

Age 39

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 73

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Swedish Mårten(s)son or any of various Scandinavian or North German patronymic forms cognate with Martensen .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Jons Martensson in entry for Tufwe Jonsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jons Martensson in entry for Ingar Jonsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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