Johan Mathsson

20 February 1780–
Jyväskylän mlk, Vaasa, Finland

The Life of Johan

When Johan Mathsson was born on 20 February 1780, in Jyväskylän mlk, Vaasa, Finland, his father, Matts Mattsson, was 20 and his mother, Helena Micheldr Painaja, was 20. He married Maria Läsä on 24 June 1802, in Jyväskylä, Keski-Suomi, Finland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Johan Mathsson
1780–
Maria Läsä
1778–
Marriage: 24 June 1802
Maths Johansson
1803–
Helena Johansdotter
1805–
Carl Johansson
1808–1808
Philip Johansson
1809–1809
Eva Johansdotter
1809–1809
Maria Johansdotter
1810–
Elisabeth Johansdotter
1811–
Hedda Stina Johansdotter
1813–
Johan Johansson
1816–

Spouse and Children

    Male1780–Male

    Maria Läsä

    Female1778–Female

MARRIAGE
24 June 1802
Jyväskylä, Keski-Suomi, Finland
children

(9)

    Maths Johansson

    Male1803–Male

    Helena Johansdotter

    Female1805–Female

    Carl Johansson

    Male1808–1808Male

    Philip Johansson

    Male1809–1809Male

    Eva Johansdotter

    Female1809–1809Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Matthias Mattsson

    Male1779–Male

    Male1780–Male

World Events (5)

1808

Age 28

Russian invasion of Sweden supported by Napoleon.
1809

Age 29

Sweden ceded Finland to Russia. Finland became Grand Duchy of Russia. State Council of Finns appointed. Finland enjoys limited autonomy.
1812

Age 32

Helsinki becomes capital.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Matheson .2 Scandinavian: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Mathi(a)s ( see Matthew ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Johannes Mattsson, "Finland, Baptisms, 1657-1890"

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