Jöns Moller

Södra Åby, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Jöns

When Jöns Moller was born on 23 April 1754, in Södra Åby, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Anders Nilsson Branting, was 63 and his mother, Ingar Larsdotter, was 24. He married Mätta Bondesdotter on 7 January 1780, in Hemmesdynge, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Jöns Moller
Mätta Bondesdotter
Marriage: 7 January 1780
Lars Jönsson

Spouse & Children

  • Male1754–Male

  • Mätta Bondesdotter


7 January 1780
Hemmesdynge, Malmöhus, Sweden


  • Jönsson


  • Lars Jönsson


Parents & Siblings



World Events (5)


Age 55

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

Age 60

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Age 78

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German (also Möller), and Danish (Møller): occupational name for a miller. See also Moeller . In the form Moller, this name is established from the Netherlands to Poland. It is also found in Sweden (Möller), where it is of either German or Danish origin, and in Norway, where it is of Danish origin.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Birth of Lars-Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:9Q97-YSGX-N33?cc=1974200&wc=MC6B-G38%3A312089501%2C311571101%2C312096801
  • Marriage of Jöns Andersson Möller and Mötta Bondesdotter-Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:9Q97-YSGX-M82?cc=1974200&wc=MC6T-24R%3A311685701%2C311571101%2C311797001
  • death-burial record of stillborn son Jönsson-Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records, 1541-1918; index 1646-1860; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:9Q97-YSGX-NSJ?cc=1974200&wc=MC6B-G38%3A312089501%2C311571101%2C312096801

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