Nils Svensson

12 March 1798–
Grums, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Svensson was born on 12 March 1798, in Grums, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Sven Andersson, was 44 and his mother, Catharina Andersdotter, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Sven Andersson
1754–1800
Catharina Andersdotter
1759–1806
Anders Svensson
1783–1857
Margreta Svensdotter
1787–
Margareta Svensdotter
1789–1790
Ingeborg Svensdotter
1790–
Maria Svensdotter
1794–
Nils Svensson
1798–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1809

Age 11

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

Age 16

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 34

Göta Canal opened.

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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Sources (3)

  • Nils Swensson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Nils Swensson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Sweden, Varmland, Grums "Births" 1761-1816 (C:2) Nils Swensson - 941C-296, pg 120, 8th record

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