Nils Nilsson

1733–
Morlanda, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Nilsson was born in 1733, in Morlanda, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Nils Torsson, was 27 and his mother, Dordi Andersdotter, was 27. He married Johanna Andersdotter on 9 October 1763, in Gothenburg, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Nils Nilsson
1733–
Johanna Andersdotter
1742–1805
Marriage: 9 October 1763
Nils Nilsson
1765–1838
Jacob Nilsson
1767–1841
Anders Nilsson
1769–
Christina Nilsdotter
1771–
Johannes Nilsson
1771–
Maja Maria Nilsdotter
1775–
Cicilia Nilsson
1777–1786
Thorbern Nilsson
1779–1854
Anders Nilsson
1782–1782
Anders Nilsson
1784–1789

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
9 October 1763
Gothenburg, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Nils Torsson

    Male1706–1751Male

  • Dordi Andersdotter

    Female1706–1777Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (5)

1743

Age 10

In Treaty of Abo, Sweden ceded southeast Finland to Russia.
1809

Age 76

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

Age 81

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.

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 (3)

  • Nils Nilsson in entry for Jacob Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Nils Nilsson in entry for Johannes Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Nils Nilsson in entry for Christina Nilsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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