Bror Joel Nilsson

Male10 January 1886–24 June 1956

Brief Life History of Bror Joel

When Bror Joel Nilsson was born on 10 January 1886, in Örkelljunga, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Nils Jonsson, was 45 and his mother, Asarina Eliasson, was 42. He died on 24 June 1956, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Nils Jonsson
Asarina Eliasson
Anna Charlotta Nilsson
Karl August Nilsson
Alma Kristina Nilsson
Augusta Nilsson
Oskar Gottfrid Nilsson
Gerda Nilsson
Frida Nilsson
Bror Joel Nilsson
Ida Evalina Nilsson

Sources (2)

  • Bror Joel Nilsson in household of Nils Jönsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"
  • Bror Joel in household of Nils Jönsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (7)


Age 11

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.


Age 15

First Nobel Prize awarded.


Age 19

Union of Norway and Sweden dissolved.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nils, Per, Anders, Egil, Lennart, Sven, Birgit, Fredrik, Sten, Algot. German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Gerhard, Gotthard, Karl-Heinz.

Swedish and German: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. Compare Nilson , Neilson 3, and Nielson 2.

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

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