Nils Olsson

1741–1812 (Age 71)
Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway

The Life of Nils

When Nils Olsson was born in 1741, in Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway, his father, Olav Johannesson Peratunet, was 32 and his mother, Anna Nilsdotter Skorpo, was 42. He married Johanna Clemitsdr about 1768, in Hordaland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1812, in Skorpo, Hordaland, Norway, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Nils Olsson
1741–1812
Marta Hallsteinsdotter Myro
1742–1826
Marriage: 30 September 1770
Brita Nilsdtr
1770–1842
Marta Nilsdottor
1771–1811
Maritte Nielsdotter
1771–1847
Margrete Nilsdotter Skorpo
1772–1845
Hallstein Nilsen
1775–1844
Olav Nilsen
1775–1859
Anna Nilsdotter Skorpo
1779–1853
Anna Nilsdtr Skorpo
1786–1878

Spouse and Children

    Male1741–1812Male

    Marta Hallsteinsdotter Myro

    Female1742–1826Female

MARRIAGE
30 September 1770
Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway
children

(8)

    Brita Nilsdtr

    Female1770–1842Female

    Marta Nilsdottor

    Female1771–1811Female

    Maritte Nielsdotter

    Female1771–1847Female

    Margrete Nilsdotter Skorpo

    Female1772–1845Female

    Hallstein Nilsen

    Male1775–1844Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Olav Johannesson Peratunet

    Male1709–1789Male

    Anna Nilsdotter Skorpo

    Female1699–1777Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1741–1812Male

    Kari Oldsdotter Skorpo

    Female1745–1826Female

    Anna Olsdotter Skorpo

    Female1746–1812Female

    Brynjulv Olavsson

    Male1752–1826Male

World Events (2)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 60

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 69

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33

Name Meaning

1 Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Olaf ( see Olsen ).2 German (Eastphalia): patronymic from a short form of the personal name Ulrich .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nils Olsen in entry for Anna Nilsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Nils Olsen in entry for Brite Nilsen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Niels Olsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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