Hans Nilsson

7 March 1757–
Skane, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Hans

When Hans Nilsson was born on 7 March 1757, in Skane, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Nils Hansson, was 27 and his mother, Una Svensdotter, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Nils Hansson
1729–1787
Una Svensdotter
1733–1809
Hans Nilsson
1757–
Gertrud Nilsson
1759–
Pernilla Nilsson
1761–
Lars Nilsson
1766–1814
Bereta Nilsson
1768–
Pehr Nilsson
1770–
Elna Nilsson
1773–
Anders Nilsson
1775–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

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World Events (5)

1809

Age 52

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

Age 57

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 75

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)

  • Hans Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Hans Nilsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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