Marten Nilsson

Maleabout 1720–

Brief Life History of Marten

When Marten Nilsson was born about 1720, his father, Nils Martensson, was 39 and his mother, Karna Heljasdotter, was 22.

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Family Time Line

Nils Martensson
Karna Heljasdotter
Kerstin Nilsdotter
Marten Nilsson
Elna Nilsdotter
Bengta Nilsdotter
Hellje Nilsson
Gunnell Nilsson
Hanna Nilsson

Sources (1)

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

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Siblings (7)

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World Events (3)


Age 0

Northern War occurred.


Age 23

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


Age 89

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

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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