Hakan Nilsson

Male17 July 1792–23 March 1867

Brief Life History of Hakan

When Hakan Nilsson was born on 17 July 1792, in Felestad, Rönneberg, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Persson, was 34 and his mother, Kierstin Håkansdotter, was 32. He married Elna Sjunnesdotter on 7 January 1821. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 23 March 1867, in Reslöf, Onsjö, Malmöhus, Sweden, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Hakan Nilsson
Elna Sjunnesdotter
Marriage: 7 January 1821
Kjerstina Hakansson
Thora Hakansson
Thora Hakansdotter
Sjunne Håkansson
Pernilla Hakansson

Sources (11)

  • Hakan Nilsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Hakan Nilsson in entry for Kjerstina Hakansson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Hakan Nilsson in entry for Pernilla Hakansson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1821
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (5)


    Age 17

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


    Age 22

    Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


    Age 40

    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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