Jons Knutsson

about 1686–23 May 1760
Skeglinge, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Jons

When Jons Knutsson was born about 1686, in Skeglinge, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Knut Hindriksson, was 25 and his mother, Kirstina Larsson, was 21. He married Carna Jacobsdr on 29 June 1712. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Jons Knutsson
Carna Jacobsdr
Marriage: 29 June 1712
Mills Jonsson
Jacob Jonsson
Henrich Jonsson
Tyke Jonsson
Lars Jonsson
Chirsti Jonsson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1712
  • Children


    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (4)

    Age 12
    King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
    1700 · The Great Northern War
    Age 14
    By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.
    Age 34
    Northern War occurred.

    Name Meaning

    German and Scandinavian: patronymic from a personal name derived from the personal name Knut, Old Norse Knútr ( see Knudsen ).

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Jons Knutz. in entry for Hinrich, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
    • Jons Knutzon in entry for Lars, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
    • Jons Knutzon in entry for Tyke, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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