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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Nils Olofsson
Brita Svensdotter
Marriage: 2 September 1737
Maria Nilsson
Olof Nilsson
Margareta Nilsson
Anna Nilsson
Sven Nilsson
Jan Nilsson
Kjerstin Nilsdotter

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    Northern War occurred.


    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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