Nils Svensson

about 1720–
Trolle-Ljungby, Kristianstad, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Svensson was born about 1720, in Trolle-Ljungby, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Sven Persson, was 28 and his mother, Mrs. Sven Persson, was 24.

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World Events (3)


Age 0

Northern War occurred.

Age 23

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

Age 89

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

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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