Nils Nilsson

29 March 1790–7 July 1857 (Age 67)
Alsen, Jämtland, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Nilsson was born on 29 March 1790, in Alsen, Jämtland, Sweden, his father, Nils Jonsson, was 39 and his mother, Dordia Olsdotter, was 33. He married Anna Erikssdotter. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 July 1857, in Rödön, Jämtland, Sweden, at the age of 67.

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Nils Nilsson
Anna Erikssdotter
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World Events (5)


Age 19

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

Age 24

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Age 42

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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

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