Nils Pehrsson

26 December 1795–
Bergsjö, Gävleborg, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Pehrsson was christened on 26 December 1795, in Bergsjö, Gävleborg, Sweden, his father, Pehr Nilsson, was 42 and his mother, Sigrid Olsdotter, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Pehr Nilsson
1753–
Sigrid Olsdotter
1755–
Helena Pehrsdotter
1788–
Brita Pehrsdotter
1790–1834
Helena Pehrsdotter
1793–
Nils Pehrsson
1795–

Parents and Siblings

    Pehr Nilsson

    Male1753–Male

    Sigrid Olsdotter

    Female1755–Female

siblings

(4)

    Helena Pehrsdotter

    Female1788–Female

    Brita Pehrsdotter

    Female1790–1834Female

    Helena Pehrsdotter

    Female1793–Female

    Male1795–Male

World Events (3)

1809

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish (Pehrsson): patronymic from the personal name Pär, Pe(h)r ( see Peter ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Nils Pehrsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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