Matta Nilsdotter

Femaleabout 1680–29 January 1735

Brief Life History of Matta

Matta Nilsdotter was born about 1680, in Västra Hoby, Torna, Malmöhus, Sweden. She married Harald Persson in 1701. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She was buried in Västra Hoby, Torna, Malmöhus, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Harald Persson
Matta Nilsdotter
Marriage: 1701
Nils Haraldsson
Karina Haraldsson
Nils Haraldsson

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  • Matta Nilsdotter burial 1735

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
  • Children (3)

    World Events (4)


    Age 5

    King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.


    Age 18

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

    1700 · The Great Northern War

    Age 20

    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.

    Name Meaning

    contracted form of Märeta, an obsolete variant of Merete . The name is also popular in Sweden.

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

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