Nils Olsson

20 February 1789–20 January 1862 (Age 72)
Norra Fjöle, Stavnäs, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Olsson was born on 20 February 1789, in Norra Fjöle, Stavnäs, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Olaf Andersson, was 45 and his mother, Ingrid Börgesdotter, was 36. He married Maria Eriksdotter on 26 December 1817, in Gillberga, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Stavnäs, Värmland, Sweden in 1789. He died on 20 January 1862, in Gillberga, Värmland, Sweden, at the age of 72.

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Nils Olsson
Maria Eriksdotter
Marriage: 26 December 1817
Johannes Nilsson
Olaf Nilsson
Kajsa Nilsdr
Anders Nilsson
Anna Nilsdotter
Carolina Nilsdotter

Spouse and Children

26 December 1817
Gillberga, Värmland, Sweden


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)


Age 20

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

Age 25

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

Age 43

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Olaf ( see Olsen ).2 German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nils Olofsson, "Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920"
  • Nils Olsson in entry for Johannes Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Nils Olsson in entry for Cajsa Nilsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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