Anna Christina Nilsson

18 November 1818–30 July 1910 (Age 91)
Skepplanda, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Anna Christina

When Anna Christina Nilsson was born on 18 November 1818, in Skepplanda, Älvsborg, Sweden, her father, Nils Olsson Trana, was 43 and her mother, Maria Charlotta Hogberg Nilsdatter, was 29. She married Carl Carlson on 8 April 1840. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Moline Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 30 July 1910, in Skepplanda, Älvsborg, Sweden, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Carl Carlson
1798–1866
Anna Christina Nilsson
1818–1910
Marriage: 8 April 1840
Brita Maria Carlson
1841–1925
Carolina Christina Carlson
1842–1939
Johanna Carlson
1845–1880
Anna Carlson
1847–1938
John Carlson
1849–1890
Gustava Carlsson
1850–1919
Charlotta Carlsson
1853–
Emma Christina Carlson
1856–1917
Johan Theodor Carlsson
1859–1863
Gustav Emanuel Carlson
1864–1868

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 April 1840
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Nils Olsson Trana

    Male1775–1841Male

    Maria Charlotta Hogberg Nilsdatter

    Female1788–1859Female

siblings

(6)

    Charlotta Nilsson

    Female1816–Female

    Female1818–1910Female

    Male1820–1898Male

    Carolina Nilsdotter

    Female1824–1909Female

    Johanna Nilsson

    Female1828–1839Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · State Capital moves to Vandalia

Age 1

Vandalia was founded in 1819 as a new capital because Kaskaskia was under the threat of floods. The history of the name Vandalia is uncertain. Under the law which Vandalia was founded states that the title of capital would not be moved from there for twenty years. Even though it was the capital it was never the most populous area in Illinois.
1846

Age 28

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Unknown in entry for Carolina Carlson Jacobson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
  • Anna C. Carlson in entry for Mary Backman, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
  • Anna C Carlson in entry for Mary Backman, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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