Gertrud Nilsdotter

Female15 February 1694–

Brief Life History of Gertrud

When Gertrud Nilsdotter was born on 15 February 1694, in Villie, Ljunit, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Niels Pedersen, was 31 and her mother, Anna Christina Lehnertsdotter, was 30.

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Niels Pedersen
Anna Christina Lehnertsdotter
Kirstina Nilsdotter
Börje Nilsson
Gertrud Nilsdotter
Nils Nilsson
Jöns Nilsson
Fredrik Nilsson

Sources (1)

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

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (6)

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World Events (3)


Age 4

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.

1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 6

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.


Age 26

Northern War occurred.

Name Meaning

from gēr, gār ‘spear’ + þrūþ ‘strength’; the name of two famous 13th-century nuns of the Cistercian Abbey of Helfta near Eisleben, whose spiritual writings had a great influence.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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