Nils Nilsson

1765–1838 (Age 73)
Gunneröd, Västra Götaland, Sweden

The Life of Nils

When Nils Nilsson was born on 23 March 1765, in Gunneröd, Västra Götaland, Sweden, his father, Nils Nilsson, was 32 and his mother, Johanna Andersdotter, was 22. He married Anna Olafsdotter in 1793. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Morlanda, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden in 1765. He died on 20 October 1838, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Nils Nilsson
1765–1838
Anna Olafsdotter
1770–1842
Marriage: 1793
Dorothea Nilsdotter
1793–1862
Dorothea Nilsdotter
1793–
Nils Nilsson
1796–
Olena Nilsdotter
1798–
Olof Nilsson
1799–1870
Abraham Nilsson
1802–
Johanna Annicka Nilsdotter
1807–
Anders Nilsson
1810–
Sophia Maria Nilsdotter
1813–1816

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1793
,, Sweden
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (3)

1809

Age 44

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

Age 49

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 67

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 (3)

  • Nils Nilsson in entry for Abraham Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Nils Nilsson in entry for Olena Nilsdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Nils Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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