Arel Nilsson

Maleabout 1707–

Brief Life History of Arel

When Arel Nilsson was born about 1707, in Vallkärra, Torna, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Persson Borg, was 29 and his mother, Mrs/ Nils, was 24. He married Kierstina Hansdotter about 1730, in Vallkärra, Torna, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Arel Nilsson
Kierstina Hansdotter
Marriage: about 1730
Bengta Arelsdotter
Kierstina Areldotter
Bengta Arelsdotter

Sources (3)

  • Arel Nilsson in entry for Kirstina Arelsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Harel Nilsson in entry for Bangt Haraldsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Arel Nilsson in entry for Bengta Nilsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1730Vallkärra, Torna, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (4)


    Age 13

    Northern War occurred.


    Age 36

    In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.


    Age 102

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nils, Per, Anders, Egil, Lennart, Sven, Birgit, Fredrik, Sten, Algot. German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Gerhard, Gotthard, Karl-Heinz.

    Swedish and German: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. Compare Nilson , Neilson 3, and Nielson 2.

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

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