Jons Erlandsson

1694–19 September 1768 (Age 74)
Sjörup, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Jons

When Jons Erlandsson was born in 1694, in Sjörup, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Erland Nilsson, was 27 and his mother, Gunnela Jonsson, was 30. He married Elna Christophersdotter on 7 April 1717. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 19 September 1768, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sjörup, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Jons Erlandsson
Elna Christophersdotter
Marriage: 7 April 1717
Hanna Jonsson
Elna Johnson
Lars Jonsson
Ake Jonsson
Nils Jonson
Christensa Jonsdotter
Jacob Jonsson
Elna Jonsson
Hanna Jonsdotter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1717
  • Children


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    World Events (4)

    Age 4
    King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
    1700 · The Great Northern War
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 26
    Northern War occurred.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erland, Erik, Lars, Mats, Alf, Alvar, Bjorn, Helmer, Iver, Nils, Sven.Americanized form (and a very rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Erlandsson: patronymic from the personal name Erland, from the Old Norse byname Erlandr, meaning ‘foreign, from a foreign country’.Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Erlandsen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Jons Erlandsson - birth: about 1690; Norra Vallösa, Skåne, Sweden
    • Jons Erlandson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
    • Jons Erlansson in entry for Acke Jonsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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