Pehr Nilsson

13 July 1801–10 August 1872 (Age 71)
Torrlösa, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Pehr

When Pehr Nilsson was born on 13 July 1801, in Torrlösa, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Pehrsson, was 28 and his mother, Karna Pehrsson, was 22. He married Anna Olson (Olsdotter) in 1832, in Torrlösa, 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, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Pehr Nilsson
1801–1872
Bengta Jönson (Jonsdotter)
1814–1852
Marriage: 9 May 1834
Pernilla Persdotter
1835–1876
Elna Persdotter
1839–1883
Per Persson
1841–1844
Jons Persson
1844–1917
Bengta Persdotter
1850–1850

Spouse and Children

    Male1801–1872Male

    Bengta Jönson (Jonsdotter)

    Female1814–1852Female

MARRIAGE
9 May 1834
children

(5)

    Pernilla Persdotter

    Female1835–1876Female

    Elna Persdotter

    Female1839–1883Female

    Per Persson

    Male1841–1844Male

    Jons Persson

    Male1844–1917Male

    Bengta Persdotter

    Female1850–1850Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1801–1872Male

    Elna Nilsson

    Female1803–Female

    Anna Nilsson

    Female1804–Female

    Bengt Nilsson

    Male1807–Male

    Male1811–1870Male

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1809

Age 8

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 13

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 31

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

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

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