Mats Nilsson

7 March 1645–17 February 1685 (Age 39)
Grangärde, Kopparberg, Sweden

The Life of Mats

When Mats Nilsson was born on 7 March 1645, in Grangärde, Dalarna, Sweden, his father, Nils Spielbosson, was 38 and his mother, Marit Mattsdotter, was 36. He married Anna Eriksdotter on 1 January 1672, in Grangärde, Kopparberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 February 1685, in Grangärde, Kopparberg, Sweden, at the age of 39, and was buried in Grangärde, Kopparberg, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Mats Nilsson
1645–1685
Anna Eriksdotter
1640–1720
Marriage: 1 January 1672
Peder Mattiasson
1672–
Samil Matsson
1675–1721
Anna Matsdotter
1678–
Elisabeth Mattsdotter
1682–
Nils Niklas Mattsson
1684–1758

Spouse and Children

    Male1645–1685Male

    Anna Eriksdotter

    Female1640–1720Female

MARRIAGE
1 January 1672
Grangärde, Kopparberg, Sweden
children

(5)

    Peder Mattiasson

    Male1672–Male

    Samil Matsson

    Male1675–1721Male

    Anna Matsdotter

    Female1678–Female

    Elisabeth Mattsdotter

    Female1682–Female

    Male1684–1758Male

Parents and Siblings

    Nils Spielbosson

    Male1607–1682Male

    Marit Mattsdotter

    Female1609–1679Female

siblings

(5)

    Kerstin Nilsdotter

    Female1638–1708Female

    Child Nilsson

    Male1643–1644Male

    Male1645–1685Male

    Hans Nilsson

    Male1648–1697Male

    Olof Nilsson

    Male1654–1655Male

World Events (3)

1653

Age 8

Stockholm became capital of Sweden.
1654

Age 9

Queen Christina abdicated throne. Converted to Catholicism, later buried in Rome in St. Peter's.
1685

Age 40

King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Matz Nilsson in entry for Oloff, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Matz Nilsson in entry for Samuel Mattiasson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • birth records for 4 of the children of Matts Nilsson and Anna Eriksdotter

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