Anders Nilsson

about 1691–
Dalskog, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Anders

Anders Nilsson was born about 1691, in Dalskog, Älvsborg, Sweden. He married Anna Persdotter about 1711. They were the parents of at least 6 sons.

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Anders Nilsson
Anna Persdotter
Marriage: about 1711
Jon Andersson
Hindrik Anderson
Marten Andersson
Nils Andersson
Anders Andersson
Johan Andersson

Spouse and Children

about 1711
Of Gronhult, Dalskog, Alvsborg, Sweden


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World Events (4)


Age 7

King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War

Age 9

By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.

Age 52

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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