Nils Svensson

1689–24 October 1756 (Age 67)
Mölltorp, Skaraborg, Sweden

The Life of Nils

Nils Svensson was born in 1689, in Mölltorp, Skaraborg, Sweden. He married Rangela Andersdr on 20 November 1720, in Mölltorp, Skaraborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 October 1756, in his hometown, at the age of 67.

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Nils Svensson
Rangela Andersdr
Marriage: 20 November 1720
Anders Nilsson
Britta Nilsson
Sven Nilsson
Britta Nilsson
unknown Nilsson

Spouse and Children

20 November 1720
Mölltorp, Skaraborg, Sweden


World Events (4)


Age 9

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

Age 11

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 31

Northern War occurred.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nils Swensson in entry for Unknown, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Nils Swansson in entry for Anders, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Nils Swansson in entry for Britta, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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