Nils Nilsson

5 August 1737–
Vestra Alstad, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Nilsson was born on 5 August 1737, in Vestra Alstad, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Svensson, was 35 and his mother, Marna or Maliena Andersson, was 11. He married ? on 14 May 1747.

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Nils Nilsson
Marriage: 14 May 1747

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14 May 1747

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World Events (5)


Age 6

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

Age 72

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

Age 77

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

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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