Mats Jonson

1680–1721 (Age 41)
Gåsborn, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Mats

When Mats Jonson was born in 1680, in Gåsborn, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Jon Börjeson, was 42 and his mother, Barbro Thomasdotter Matilainen, was 39. He married Maria Olofsdotter on 4 October 1703, in Gåsborn, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1721, in his hometown, at the age of 41, and was buried in Gåsborn, Värmland, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Mats Jonson
1680–1721
Maria Olofsdotter
1685–1736
Marriage: 4 October 1703
Oluf Mattsson
1704–1746
Anders Mattsson
1708–
Lisken Mattiasdotter
1710–
Barbro Matsdotter
1713–
Ingrid Matsdotter
1715–1752
Lena Mattiasdotter
1718–
Päder Mattiasson
1720–

Spouse and Children

    Male1680–1721Male

    Maria Olofsdotter

    Female1685–1736Female

MARRIAGE
4 October 1703
Gåsborn, Värmland, Sweden
children

(7)

    Oluf Mattsson

    Male1704–1746Male

    Anders Mattsson

    Male1708–Male

    Lisken Mattiasdotter

    Female1710–Female

    Barbro Matsdotter

    Female1713–Female

    Ingrid Matsdotter

    Female1715–1752Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jon Börjeson

    Male1638–1726Male

    Barbro Thomasdotter Matilainen

    Female1641–1737Female

siblings

(8)

    Anders Jonson Dresk

    Male1672–1753Male

    Sven Jonson Dresk

    Male1674–1737Male

    Ingrid Jonsdotter

    Female1679–1739Female

    Male1680–1721Male

    Male1685–1743Male

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1685

Age 5

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
1698

Age 18

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

Age 20

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

1 English: patronymic from John .2 Respelling of Swedish Jonsson .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mates Jonson in entry for Lisken Mattiasson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Mates Jonson in entry for Pader Mattiasson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Mates Jonson in entry for Lena Mattiasson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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