Nils Jonsson

2 October 1841–
Genarp, Bara, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Nils

When Nils Jonsson was born on 2 October 1841, in Genarp, Bara, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Jons Andersson, was 31 and his mother, Christina Pehrsdotter, was 41. He married Boel Christoffersdotter on 5 December 1862, in Genarp, Bara, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters.

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Nils Jonsson
Boel Christoffersdotter
Marriage: 5 December 1862
Nels Nelson
Anders Nilsson
Maria Nilsson
Anna Nelson
Jons Nilsson
Maria Nilsdotter
Christina Nilsdotter
Bengta Nilsdotter
Kristoffer Nilsson
Botilda Viktoria Kellman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1862Genarp, Bara, Bara, Malmöhus, Sweden
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    World Events (8)

    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 7
    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.
    Age 11
    Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 32
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nils, Lars, Lennart, Thor, Alf, Anders, Arni, Erik, Jorgen, Mats, Olafur, Per.Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Jon, Scandinavian form of John . Compare Jonson 2.English: variant of Johnson , although this form of the English name may have died out in Britain.

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Nels Johnson in entry for Bengta Nelson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Nils Johnsson - Church record: Christening record or certificate: birth-name: Nils Johnsson
    • Nels Johnson in entry for Nels Nelson, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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