Nils Christian Christiansson Flygare

Brief Life History of Nils Christian

When Nils Christian Christiansson Flygare was born on 3 February 1841, in Ruuthsbo, Bjeresjö, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Christian Johansson, was 27 and his mother, Anna Nilsdotter, was 26. He married Juliana Henrietta Wilhelmina Wetterlind on 23 September 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 19 February 1908, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Nils Christian Christiansson Flygare
Mary Caroline Isachsson
Marriage: 23 February 1867
Carl Flygare
Christian Flygare
Julian Flygare
Joseph Frederick Flygare
Julia May Flygare
Oscar Francis Flygare
Arthur Norman Flygare

Sources (29)

  • Nels C. Flygare, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nils Christian Flygare, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Hilse C Hijgar in entry for Anna Cogan, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1848 · The March Unrest

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.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Selmer, Thor, Helmer, Sven, Alf, Anders, Arlys, Hilma, Hilmar, Morten.

Americanized form (and a very rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Christiansson or Kristiansson: patronymic from the personal name Christian , Kristian.

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Christiansen and Kristiansen , cognates of 1.

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

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Details from 1863

According to the Stockholm branch records, Carl was baptized and confirmed by Truls Asar Hallgren on April 7th of 1863. (Note that the FS ordinance information shows that he was baptized April 4th of …

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