WATSON, HANS [SSNE 956]

Surname
WATSON, WATSONIUS
First name
HANS, JOHANNES, JOHN

Text source

Hans Watson was born circa 1606 in Malmo. John Watson [SSNE 769] was probably his father. He matriculated at Copenhagen university in 1626, studied at Leiden from 16 May 1631 studying philosophy aged 24. He later became the parson of Sveg, Norway.

Personalhistorisk Tidsskrift, vol.II (Copenhagen, 1881), p.119; T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, p.174; Steve Murdoch, Network North: Scottish Kin, Commercial and Covert Associations in Northern Europe, 1603-1746 (Brill, Leiden, 2006), p.115.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, MALMO, COPENHAGEN
Departed 1626-12-31
Capacity STUDENT, purpose ACADEMIC
DENMARK-NORWAY, LEIDEN
Departed 1631-12-31
Capacity STUDENT, purpose ACADEMIC
DENMARK-NORWAY, SVEG, NORWAY
Departed 1632-12-31
Capacity PARSON, purpose ECCLESIASTICAL