Pehr Nilsson

Male13 July 1801–10 August 1872

Brief Life History of Pehr

When Pehr Nilsson was born on 13 July 1801, in Torrlösa, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Pehrsson, was 28 and his mother, Karna Pehrsson, was 22. He married Anna Olson (Olsdotter) on 14 March 1832, in Asmundtorp, Rönneberg, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 August 1872, in his hometown, at the age of 71, and was buried in Torrlösa, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Pehr Nilsson
Bengta Jönson (Jonsdotter)
Marriage: 9 May 1834
Pernilla Persdotter
Elna Persdotter
Per Persson
Jons Persson
Bengta Persdotter

Sources (3)

  • Pehr Nilsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Per Nelson in entry for Nils Pearson, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Pehr Nilsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1834
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (5)


    Age 8

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


    Age 13

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 31

    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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