Nils Olofsson

Brief Life History of Nils

When Nils Olofsson was born on 20 August 1713, in Kvigestad, Kalmar, Sweden, his father, Olof Nilsson, was 42 and his mother, Anna Persdotter, was 36. He married Brita Svensdotter on 2 September 1737, in Odensvi, Kalmar, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 15 January 1773, in Odensvi, Kalmar, Sweden, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Nils Olofsson
1713–1773
Brita Svensdotter
1715–1757
Marriage: 2 September 1737
Maria Nilsson
1738–1739
Olof Nilsson
1748–
Margareta Nilsson
1755–
Anna Nilsson
1741–1815
Sven Nilsson
1745–
Jan Nilsson
1751–
Kjerstin Nilsdotter
1753–1828

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    World Events (2)

    1720

    Northern War occurred.

    1743

    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Berger, Iver.

    Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Olofsson: patronymic from the personal name Olof, Swedish variant of Olaf (see Olafsen ). See also Olsson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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