Anders Nilsson

7 May 1719–14 April 1779 (Age 59)
Älgå, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Anders

When Anders Nilsson was born on 7 May 1719, in Älgå, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Niels Erlandsson, was 53 and his mother, Barbro Olofsson, was 34. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Britta Påhlsdotter. He died on 14 April 1779, in Värmland, Sweden, at the age of 59.

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Anders Nilsson
Britta Påhlsdotter
Nils Andersson
Karin Andersdotter

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World Events (2)


Age 1

Northern War occurred.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anders Nilsson in entry for Nils Andersson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Anders Nilsson birth record -- 7 May 1719; Älgå (or Elgå), Värmland, Sweden
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anders Nilsson - Church record: birth: 7 May 1719; Elgå, Värmland, Sweden

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