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Magnusson Genealogy and Magnusson Family History Information

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  • Anders Magnusson (1751 - d.)
  • Bengt Magnusson (deceased)
  • Birger Jarl Magnusson (Folkungaätt) (c.1210 - 1266)
    Birger jarl , död 1266, statsman, enligt traditionen av Folkungaätten, Sveriges styresman 1248-66 under svågern Erik Erikssons och sonen Valdemars kungatid. Tronstrider m...
  • Eirik II Magnusson, konge av Norge (1268 - 1299)
    Eirik II Magnusson (født 1268, død 15. juli 1299) var konge av Norge i perioden 1280-1299. Eirik var eldste sønn av Magnus Lagabøte. Et fall fra hesteryggen påf�...
  • Erik XII Magnusson, Kung av Sverige (1339 - 1359)
    Erik Magnusson (1339-1359) För att säkra tronföljden inom folkungaätten såg Magnus Eriksson till att få sin äldste son Erik vald till kung 1344. Eri...

About the Magnusson surname

Our Icelandic grandfather, Einar Jon Magnusson was born Einar Jonsson as the custom is to accept your father's first name plus son or dottir as your surname.

When my grandfather came to Canada if was to work as a fisherman on Lake Winnipeg with his uncle Magnus Magnusson.

Prior to his marriage in 1916, our grandfather changed his surname to Einar Jon Magnusson to honour his Uncle who had provided him with a home with their family, and work with the company.