Anders Nilsson

1797–1854 (Age 56)
Björkvik, Södermanland, Sweden

The Life of Anders

When Anders Nilsson was born on 9 October 1797, in Björkvik, Södermanland, Sweden, his father, Nils Henningsson, was 29 and his mother, Maria Jansdotter, was 38. He married Maja Greta Ersdotter on 29 October 1825, in Björkvik, Södermanland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. He died on 8 May 1854, in his hometown, at the age of 56, and was buried in Björkvik, Södermanland, Sweden.

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Family Time Line

Anders Nilsson
1797–1854
Maja Greta Ersdotter
1801–1871
Marriage: 29 October 1825
Carl Henning Anderson
1826–
Margareta Kristina Andersdotter
1828–1897
Eva Lotta Andersdotter
1831–
Maja Sophia Andersdotter
1833–1833
Ulrika Andersson
1834–
Maja Lena Andersdotter
1837–
Anna Sofia Andersdotter
1839–1844
Carolina Andersdotter
1841–1908
Hedda Andersdotter
1844–1913

Spouse and Children

    Male1797–1854Male

    Maja Greta Ersdotter

    Female1801–1871Female

MARRIAGE
29 October 1825
Björkvik, Södermanland, Sweden
children

(9)

    Carl Henning Anderson

    Male1826–Male

    Margareta Kristina Andersdotter

    Female1828–1897Female

    Eva Lotta Andersdotter

    Female1831–Female

    Maja Sophia Andersdotter

    Female1833–1833Female

    Ulrika Andersson

    Female1834–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Nils Henningsson

    Male1767–1797Male

    Female1758–1841Female

siblings

(2)

    Stina Cajsa Nilsdotter

    Female1794–Female

    Male1797–1854Male

World Events (5)

1809

Age 12

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

Age 17

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 35

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anders Nilsson in entry for Anna Sophia, "Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860"
  • Anders Nilsson in entry for Anna Sofia, "Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860"
  • Anders Nilsson in entry for Carolina, "Sweden, Södermanland Church Records, 1604-1900; index 1640-1860"

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