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
1683–1738
Karna Heljasdotter
1699–
Kerstin Nilsdotter
1718–1761
Marten Nilsson
1720–
Elna Nilsdotter
1722–
Bengta Nilsdotter
1724–1764
Hellje Nilsson
1731–
Gunnell Nilsson
1734–
Hanna Nilsson
1737–

Sources (1)

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

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (7)

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World Events (3)

1720

Age 0

Northern War occurred.

1743

Age 23

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

1809

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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