Carl Nilsson

1821–1872 (Age 50)
Äspenäs, Långared, Älvsborg, Sweden

The Life of Carl

When Carl Nilsson was born on 10 August 1821, in Äspenäs, Långared, Älvsborg, Sweden, his father, Nils Hansson, was 42 and his mother, Gunila Larsdotter, was 40. He married Britta Lisa Andersdotter on 26 December 1848, in Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Långared, Älvsborg, Sweden in 1821 and Östad, Älvsborg, Sweden for about 7 years. He died on 1 June 1872, in Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden, at the age of 50.

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Carl Nilsson
Britta Lisa Andersdotter
Marriage: 26 December 1848
Anna Christina Carlsdotter
Augusta Carlsdotter
Emma Sofia Carlsdotter
Johan Alfred Carlsson
Anders Gustaf Karlsson
Augusta Carlsdotter
Hedvig Carlsdotter
Amanda Charlotta Carlsdotter
Carl Herrman Carlsson

Spouse & Children

26 December 1848
Alingsås, Älvsborg, Sweden


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World Events (3)


Age 11

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 27

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

Age 31

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.

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)

  • Karl Harry Augustinus in household of Karl Patrik Söderberg, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Carl Nilsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Carl Nilsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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