Jons Knutsson

about 1686–23 May 1760
Skeglinge, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life 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
1686–1760
Carna Jacobsdr
1685–1736
Marriage: 29 June 1712
Mills Jonsson
1713–
Jacob Jonsson
1714–
Henrich Jonsson
1717–
Tyke Jonsson
1720–1720
Lars Jonsson
1722–
Chirsti Jonsson
1727–1757

Spouse and Children

    Male1686–1760Male

    Carna Jacobsdr

    Female1685–1736Female

MARRIAGE
29 June 1712
children

(6)

    Mills Jonsson

    Male1713–Male

    Jacob Jonsson

    Male1714–Male

    Henrich Jonsson

    Male1717–Male

    Tyke Jonsson

    Male1720–1720Male

    Lars Jonsson

    Male1722–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Knut Hindriksson

    Male1661–1731Male

    Kirstina Larsson

    Female1665–1714Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1686–1760Male

    Benta Knutsson

    Female1693–Female

    Lars Knutsson

    Male1695–Male

    Nils Knutsson

    Male1698–1710Male

    Hans Knutsson

    Male1703–1753Male

World Events (4)

1698

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.
1720

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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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