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
Truen Larsdotter
Marriage: 25 November 1744
Kerstin Nilsdotter
Elna Nilsdotter
Bengt Nilsson
Elna Nilsdotter
Sissa Nilsdotter
Jons Nilsson
Åke Nilsson
Sven Nilsson
Kerstin Nilsdotter

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  • 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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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (2)


    Age 6

    Northern War occurred.


    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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