Jons Nilsson

Male18 April 1714–12 February 1787

Brief Life History of Jons

When Jons Nilsson was born on 18 April 1714, in Vånga, Kristianstad, Sweden, his father, Nils Olsson, was 40 and his mother, Ingar Jonsdotter, was 40. He married Gunilla Rasmusdotter on 21 October 1743, in Vånga, Kristianstad, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Vånga, Vånga, Kristianstad, Sweden in 1746 and Arkelstorp, Skåne, Sweden for about 2 years. He died on 12 February 1787, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Jons Nilsson
Gunilla Rasmusdotter
Marriage: 21 October 1743
Jon Jonsson
Oluf Jönsson
Ingar Jonsdotter
Nils Jonsson
Ingar Jonsdotter
Berta Jonsdotter
Nilla Jonsdotter
Nilla Jonsdotter
Jeppa Jönsson
Oluf Jönsson
Nilla Jonsdotter
Oluf Jönsson

Sources (2)

  • Jon Nilsson in entry for Bereta Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Jon Nilsson in entry for Ingar Jonsson, "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 October 1743Vånga, Kristianstad, Sweden
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    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 Erik, Lars, Nils, Per, Anders, Egil, Lennart, Sven, Birgit, Fredrik, Sten, Algot. German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Gerhard, Gotthard, Karl-Heinz.

    Swedish and German: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. Compare Nilson , Neilson 3, and Nielson 2.

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

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