Per Simonsson

Male6 April 1718–9 March 1784

Brief Life History of Per

When Per Simonsson was born on 6 April 1718, in Gammalkil, Östergötland, Sweden, his father, Simon Persson, was 27 and his mother, Kerstin Nilsdotter, was 23. He married Ragnel Olofsdotter on 27 May 1745, in Gammalkil, Östergötland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. His occupation is listed as bonde (farmer) in Blaxtorp, Gammalkil, Östergötland, Sweden. He died on 9 March 1784, in Blaxtorp, Gammalkil, Östergötland, Sweden, at the age of 65, and was buried in Gammalkil, Östergötland, Sweden.

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Per Simonsson
Sara Bengtsdotter
Kerstin Persdotter
Sara Maria Persdotter
Bengt Persson
Kerstin Persdotter
Jakob Persson

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    World Events (2)


    Age 2

    Northern War occurred.


    Age 25

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

    Name Meaning

    English and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Simon + -son.

    English: habitational name from Simonstone in Aysgarth (North Yorkshire), from the Old English personal name Sigemund + Old English stān ‘stone, rock’.

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Simonsson: patronymic from the personal name Simon .

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

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