Johannes Nilsson

1771–
Morlanda, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Nilsson was born on 28 June 1771, in Morlanda, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Nils Nilsson, was 38 and his mother, Johanna Andersdotter, was 28. He married Helena Christophers about 1802, in Sweden. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Nilsson
1771–
Helena Christophers
1782–
Marriage: about 1802
Christian Johannesson
1802–
Anders Johannesson
1805–
Johanna Johannesdotter
1807–1809
Nils Johannesson
1809–1828
Johan Peter Johannesson
1811–
Johanna Christina Johannesdotter
1814–
Amelia Johannesdotter
1816–
Sophia Johannesdotter
1818–
Anna Brita Johannesdotter
1821–
Maja Johannesdotter
1823–
Johannes Johannesson
1827–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1802
Sweden
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1809

Age 38

Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.
1814

Age 43

Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.
1832

Age 61

Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Johannes Nilsson, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"

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