Nils Nilsson

17 December 1830–
Lekeberg, Örebro, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Nilsson was born on 17 December 1830, in Lekeberg, Örebro, Sweden, his father, Nils Pehrsson, was 29 and his mother, Anna Hansdotter, was 26.

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Nils Pehrsson
Anna Hansdotter
Anna Maria Nilsson
Peter Nilsson
Nils Nilsson

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 18

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 43

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

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 Persson, "Sweden, Örebro Church Records, 1613-1918; index 1635-1860"

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