Sven Nilsson

13 October 1808–12 September 1878 (Age 69)
Lenhovda, Kronoberg, Sweden

The Life of Sven

When Sven Nilsson was born on 13 October 1808, in Lenhovda, Kronoberg, Sweden, his father, Nils Svensson, was 28 and his mother, Stina Yggesdotter, was 19. He married Sara Stina Andersdotter in 1834, in Ekeberga, Kronoberg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ekeberga, Kronoberg, Sweden in 1876. He died on 12 September 1878, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Sven Nilsson
1808–1878
Sara Stina Andersdotter
1811–1894
Marriage: 1834
Nils Gustaf Svensson
1835–
Lisa Cathrina Svensdotter
1837–
Carl Johan Svensson
1841–
Andreas Svensson
1843–
Johannes Svensson
1846–
Emma Charlotta Svensdotter
1849–1887
David Svensson
1850–

Spouse and Children

    Male1808–1878Male

    Sara Stina Andersdotter

    Female1811–1894Female

MARRIAGE
1834
Ekeberga, Kronoberg, Sweden
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Nils Svensson

    Male1780–1818Male

    Stina Yggesdotter

    Female1789–Female

siblings

(3)

    Male1808–1878Male

    Lisa Nilsdotter

    Female1810–Female

    Anna Stina Nilsdotter

    Female1812–Female

World Events (6)

1809

Age 1

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

Age 6

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 24

Göta Canal opened.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Sven Nilsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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