Jacob Olson

23 January 1777–
Börringe, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Olson was born on 23 January 1777, in Börringe, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Ola Pärsson, was 43 and his mother, Marna Jacobsdotter, was 45.

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Ola Pärsson
Marna Jacobsdotter
Anders Olsson
Boel Olsdotter
Jacob Olson

Parents and Siblings



World Events (3)


Age 32

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.

Age 37

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Age 55

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Olsson or Danish and Norwegian Olsen .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159381-842866-94
  • Jacob Olsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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