Jacob Andersson

about 1662–from 1701 to 1703 (Age 39)
Västra Ingelstad, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Andersson was born about 1662, in Västra Ingelstad, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Anders, was 20 and his mother, Mrs Anders, was 20. He had at least 1 son with Hanna. He died from 1701 to 1703, in his hometown, at the age of 41.

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Jacob Andersson
Pehr Jacobsson

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World Events (3)


Age 23

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.

Age 36

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 38

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.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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