Brita Svensson

Female15 September 1715–

Brief Life History of Brita

When Brita Svensson was born on 15 September 1715, in Odensvi, Kalmar, Sweden, her father, Sven Martensson, was 29 and her mother, Anna Hansdotter, was 25. She married Nils Olofsson on 2 September 1737, in Odensvi, Kalmar, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1737Odensvi, Kalmar, Sweden
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (4)


    Age 5

    Northern War occurred.


    Age 28

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


    Age 94

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Erik, Lennart, Sven, Ejnar, Johan, Bent, Bjorn, Gunn, Holger, Mats. German Ernst, Kurt, Markus, Otto.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy, servant’. It is also found in Denmark, northern Germany, and Norway. Compare Svenson , Swainson , Swanson , Swenson , Swensson , and Swinson .

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

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