Nils Nilsson

1786–Male
Eldsberga, Halland, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Nilsson was born on 1 April 1786, in Eldsberga, Halland, Sweden, his father, Nils Nilsson, was 51 and his mother, Karin Larsdotter, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Nils Nilsson
1735–
Karin Larsdotter
1755–1809
Karen Nilsdotter
1777–
Elna Nilsdotter
1780–1849
Pernilla Nilsdotter
1782–1845
Nils Nilsson
1786–
Bengt Nilsson
1789–
Bengta Nilsdotter
1793–
Peter Nilsson
1798–1803

Parents and Siblings

    Nils Nilsson

    Male1735–Male

    Karin Larsdotter

    Female1755–1809Female

siblings

(7)

    Karen Nilsdotter

    Female1777–Female

    Female1780–1849Female

    Pernilla Nilsdotter

    Female1782–1845Female

    Male1786–Male

    Bengt Nilsson

    Male1789–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1809

Age 23

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

Age 28

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 46

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)

  • Nils, "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860"

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