Jacob Nilsson

1767–1841 (Age 74)
Morlanda, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Nilsson was born on 12 March 1767, in Morlanda, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Nils Nilsson, was 34 and his mother, Johanna Andersdotter, was 24. He married Cecelia Andersdotter about 1801, in Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 16 May 1841, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Nilsson
1767–1841
Cecelia Andersdotter
1778–
Marriage: about 1801
Anders Jacobsson
1801–
Johanna Jacobsdotter
1803–
Nils Jacobsson
1806–
Johan Jacobsson
1808–1872
Abraham Jacobsson
1811–
Anna Catharina Jacobsdotter
1813–
Dorothea Jacobsdotter
1816–
Olle Jacobsson
1819–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1801
Sweden
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1809

Age 42

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 47

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 65

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Jacob Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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