Hakan Nilsson

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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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 Per Rasmusson and Kjerstena Hakansdr, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Hakan Nilsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"

World Events (5)


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


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


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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