Gudmund Olsson

Male28 January 1720–13 April 1789

Brief Life History of Gudmund

When Gudmund Olsson was born on 28 January 1720, in Järvsö, Gävleborg, Sweden, his father, Olof Gudmundsson, was 36 and his mother, Cherstin Olofsdotter, was 38. He died on 13 April 1789, in his hometown, at the age of 69, and was buried in Järvsö, Gävleborg, Sweden.

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Olof Gudmundsson
Cherstin Olofsdotter
Anders Olofsson
Olof Olsson
Gudmund Olsson
Pehr Olofsson

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    Age 23

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Lennart, Sven, Nils, Erik, Mats, Per, Anders, Bjorn, Fredrik, Nels, Olle. German Hans, Kurt, Fritz, Ingeborg, Otto, Ute.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Ola, a short form of Olof, Swedish variant of Olaf (see Olafsen ), or a shortened form of the patronymic Olofsson (see Olofson ). Compare Ohlsson , Oleson , and Olson .

    German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

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