Johannes Mattsson

Male12 June 1768–

Brief Life History of Johannes

When Johannes Mattsson was born on 12 June 1768, in Veteli, Finland, his father, Matts Mattsson Storsalo Mankkila, was 32 and his mother, Brita Larsdotter, was 34. He married Maria Mattsdotter Räf on 24 October 1790, in Kaustinen, Vaasa, Finland. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Veteli, Vaasa, Finland in 1755.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Mattsson
Maria Mattsdotter Räf
Marriage: 24 October 1790
Matts Mankila
Britha Johansdr Mankila
Jacob Johansson
Lars Johan Johansson
Henric Johansson
Johan Johansson Mankila
Jacob Johansson
Abram Johansson
Maria Johansson
Maja Johansson

Sources (8)

  • Johan Mattsson in household of Matts Henricsson, "Finland, Church Census and Pre-Confirmation Books, 1657-1915"
  • Johan Mattsson in entry for Jacob Johansson, "Finland, Baptisms, 1657-1890"
  • Kaustinen Mankila census 1792-1799

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1790Kaustinen, Vaasa, Finland
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (3)


    Age 40

    Russian invasion of Sweden supported by Napoleon.


    Age 41

    Sweden ceded Finland to Russia. Finland became Grand Duchy of Russia. State Council of Finns appointed. Finland enjoys limited autonomy.


    Age 96

    Finnish peasants allowed to buy land.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Erik, Matts, Nils, Bjorn, Gunvor, Per, Sten, Thor, Thorvald, Torvald.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Matts, a short form of Matthias or Mattheus (see Matthew ). Compare Matson and Mattson .

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

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