Per Nilsson

13 September 1824–
Skeglinge, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life of Per

When Per Nilsson was born on 13 September 1824, in Skeglinge, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Nils Jonsson, was 49 and his mother, Karna Mansson, was 45. He married Elna Svensdotter on 16 November 1855, in Borlunda, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Borlunda, Malmöhus, Sweden for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Per Nilsson
1824–
Elna Svensdotter
1833–
Marriage: 16 November 1855
Nils Persson
1856–
Celia Persdotter
1857–
Anders Persson
1859–
Jöns Persson
1864–
Lars Persson
1868–
Ingrid Persson
1871–
Olof Persson
1874–

Spouse and Children

    Male1824–Male

    Elna Svensdotter

    Female1833–Female

MARRIAGE
16 November 1855
Borlunda, Malmöhus, Sweden
children

(7)

    Nils Persson

    Male1856–Male

    Celia Persdotter

    Female1857–Female

    Anders Persson

    Male1859–Male

    Jöns Persson

    Male1864–Male

    Lars Persson

    Male1868–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1832

Age 8

Göta Canal opened.
1848 · The March Unrest

Age 24

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.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 49

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

Name Meaning

Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Per Nilsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Per Nilsson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Per Nilsson in entry for Johanna Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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