Nils Svensson

Male6 April 1714–1 April 1790

Brief Life History of Nils

When Nils Svensson was born on 6 April 1714, in Arkelstorp, Skåne, Sweden, his father, Sven Nilsson, was 19 and his mother, Sissa Jonsdotter, was 30. He married Truen Larsdotter on 25 November 1744, in Arkelstorp, Skåne, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Oppmanna, Villand, Kristianstad, Sweden for about 40 years. He died on 1 April 1790, in Arkelstorp, Skåne, Sweden, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Nils Svensson
1714–1790
Truen Larsdotter
1726–1790
Marriage: 25 November 1744
Kerstin Nilsdotter
1745–1845
Elna Nilsdotter
1747–1752
Bengt Nilsson
1750–1824
Elna Nilsdotter
1753–1846
Sissa Nilsdotter
1756–1811
Jons Nilsson
1759–1837
Åke Nilsson
1761–1830
Sven Nilsson
1764–1764
Kerstin Nilsdotter
1767–1867

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Nils Svensson - christening:
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nils Svensson - residence: #3; 1750; Arkelstorp, Oppmanna, Kristianstad, Sweden

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1744Arkelstorp, Skåne, Sweden
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (2)

    1720

    Age 6

    Northern War occurred.

    1743

    Age 29

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Anders, Erik, Lennart, Sven, Ejnar, Johan, Bent, Bjorn, Gunn, Holger, Mats. German Ernst, Kurt, Markus, Otto.

    Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy, servant’. It is also found in Denmark, northern Germany, and Norway. Compare Svenson , Swainson , Swanson , Swenson , Swensson , and Swinson .

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

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