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22 Apr 1715 death and 2nd Sunday after Easter 1715 burial 
of Måns Svensson

Bäckaby Kyrkobok Vol. CI:2 (1715-1736) p.111

The late Måns Svensson of Bäckaby Storegård, born in Hultsjö parish and Svältestorp by honest and God-fearing parents.  By them [he was?] for 30 years.

Married to Ragnil Pehrsdotter for 55 years, had with her 4 children.  "Ryttare" (cavalry soldier) for 48(?) years.  Lived a God-fearing life.  Ill(?) for 11 Weeks(?), died the 22nd(?) April.  His age 85 years. [translation by Bo Johansson]

Source: Genline 1077.4.45100; Bäckaby Vol. CI:2 (1715-1736) p.111, 2nd col., last item [FHL INTL Film 135392]