CAHUN, HANS PERSSON [SSNE 6138]

Surname
CAHUN
First name
HANS PERSSON

Text source

Hans Persson Cahun was the son of Peter Cahun, factory owner in Falun. He served as a soldier in the Thirty Years' War and was demobbed in 1648. After leaving the army he took on some work as a scribe in the County Court in Östhammar. He became involved in a dispute with his sister over his share of their brother Jacob's inheritance (c.3000+ rdl). He married before 1662 and lived on until 1686.

P. Möller, 'Colquhon-Cahun-Gahn-Canonheilm; en boskillnad' in Person Historisk Tidskrift, 1966, pp.85-125.

Service record

SWEDEN, ÖSTHAMMAR
Departed 1686-12-31
Capacity COURT SCRIBE, purpose MISC.
SWEDEN, ARMY
Departed 1648-12-31
Capacity SOLDIER, purpose MILITARY