Nils Nilsson

Male29 March 1790–7 July 1857

Brief Life History 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 Eriksdotter. 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 Eriksdotter
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  • Nils Nilsson in entry for Nils Nilsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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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

    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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