Jons Nilsson

Brief Life History of Jons

When Jons Nilsson was born on 21 March 1784, in Billinge, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Åkasson, was 46 and his mother, Marna Olsdotter, was 42. He married Bengta Larsdotter on 13 November 1807, in Billinge, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 17 April 1855, at the age of 71.

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Jons Nilsson
Bengta Larsdotter
Marriage: 13 November 1807
Kjerstena Jonsson
Nils Jonsson
Maja Jonsdotter
Jons Jonsson
Elna Jonsdotter
Miss Jonsdotter
Lars Jonsson

Sources (3)

  • Jons Nilsson in entry for Nils Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jons Nilsson in entry for Kjerstena Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jons Nilsson in entry for Jons Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

World Events (5)


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


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nils, Per, Anders, Egil, Lennart, Sven, Birgit, Fredrik, Sten, Algot. German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Gerhard, Gotthard, Karl-Heinz.

Swedish and German: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. Compare Nilson , Neilson 3, and Nielson 2.

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

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