Sven Jönsson Bäckman

about 17 April 1719–23 January 1799 (Age 79)
Halland, Sweden

The Life of Sven Jönsson

Sven Jönsson Bäckman was born about 17 April 1719, in Halland, Sweden. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Ingerd Larsdotter. He died on 23 January 1799, at the age of 79.

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Sven Jönsson Bäckman
Ingerd Larsdotter
Cherstin Svensdotter
Jöns Svensson

Spouse and Children



World Events (2)


Age 1

Northern War occurred.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly northern): topographic name for someone who lived on a hill or at the rear of a settlement, from Middle English bakke ‘back’, ‘spine’ + man ‘man’. Compare Backer .2 Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements back(e) ‘hill’ + man ‘man’.3 Swedish (Bäck(man)): ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sven Jonsson in entry for Jons Svensson, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"
  • Sven Jonsson Backman, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"
  • Okome Births Marriages and Deaths 1749-1827 P. 194 [199/262] 1799 death and burial

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