Nils Ersson

7 August 1805–
Österåker, Södermanland, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Ersson was born on 7 August 1805, in Österåker, Södermanland, Sweden, his father, Erik Ersson, was 43 and his mother, Maja Ersdotter, was 41.

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Erik Ersson
Maja Ersdotter
Eric Ersson
Olof Ersson
Pehr Ersson
Martin Ersson
Anders Ersson
Lars Ersson
Anna Ersdotter
Nils Ersson
Gustaf Ersson

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 9

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 43

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Pär, Per ( see Peter ). The name is also found in Germany.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nils Ersson in Household Examination Records; Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1825-1828; 8b; Garinge, Vastra Vingaker, Sodermanland, Sweden; image 96; page 302
  • Nils Ersson in Outflight Records of Osteraker; Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1825; image 13
  • Nils Ersson in Household Examination Records; Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1824-1830; Boda, Osteraker, Sodermanland, Sweden; image 11

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