When Pernilla Håkansdotter was born on 18 April 1807, in Kristianstad, Sweden, her father, Hakan Pehrsson, was 48 and her mother, Hanna Andersdotter, was 28. She married Åke Jonsson on 21 November 1830, in Östra Vram, Kristianstad, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 9 March 1891, in Lyngsjö, Gärd, Kristianstad, Sweden, at the age of 83.
contracted form of Latin Petronilla. See Petronel .