Matthias Nilsson

Brief Life History of Matthias

When Matthias Nilsson was born on 5 February 1767, his father, Nils Pehrsson, was 28 and his mother, Beata Olofsdotter, was 24. He lived in Lövånger, Västerbotten, Sweden in 1767. He died on 26 April 1770, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Nils Pehrsson
1738–1785
Beata Olofsdotter
1743–1809
Nathanael Nilsson
1765–1765
Nils Nilsson
1766–1770
Matthias Nilsson
1767–1770
Olof Nilsson
1768–1768
Nils Nilsson
1770–1770
Christina Nilsdotter
1771–1772
Catharina Nilsson
1773–1774
Beata Nilsdotter
1775–1841
Johannes Nilsson
1776–1778
Esaias Nilsson
1779–1779
Johanna Nilsson
1779–1786
Erik Nilsson Engman
1781–1850
Margareta Nilsdotter
1783–1784

Sources (4)

  • Matthias, "Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860"
  • Matthias Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Matthias Nilsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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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