Johanna Nilsson

4 May 1829–22 July 1887 (Age 58)
Bosarp, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Johanna

When Johanna Nilsson was born on 4 May 1829, in Bosarp, Malmöhus, Sweden, her father, Nils Larsson Ståhl, was 36 and her mother, Else Andrea Södervall, was 29. She married Christian Petersen Willingbeck about 1850, in Bosarp, Malmöhus, Sweden. She lived in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 22 July 1887, at the age of 58, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Petersen Willingbeck
Johanna Nilsson
Marriage: about 1850

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  • Marriage
    about 1850Bosarp, Malmöhus, Sweden
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 3
    Göta Canal opened.
    Age 17
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Sources (6)

    • Joanna Neilson in household of Lars Neilson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Johannah Willenbeck, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Johana Willingbeck in household of Christian P Willingbeck, "United States Census, 1880"

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