My Maternal Seventh Great Swedish Grandfather, Nils Persson

Olsson Family Genealogy

cropped-malmoehus-slott-sweden1.jpgMy maternal seventh great grandfather, Nils Persson.

Son of Per Olsson and Bengta Pehrsdotter.

Born: 12 February 1815 in Esarp, Malmohus, Sweden.

swedish-forest-lakeMarried: 26 June 1849 in Brosarp, Kristianstad, Sweden.

Bengta Pehrsdotter Born: 13 February 1824 in Bertilstorp, Brosarp, Kristianstad, Sweden.

Died: before 1915 Sweden

Malmöhus, former län (county) of extreme southern Sweden, bounded by the Baltic Sea, The Sound (Öresund), and the Kattegat (strait). Founded as a county in 1719, it was merged with the county of Kristianstad in 1997 to form Skåne county.

Alternative Titles: Kingdom of Sweden, Sverige, Svithiod

Sweden
Konungariket Sverige (Kingdom of Sweden)
FORM OF GOVERNMENT
constitutional monarchy with one legislative house (Riksdag, or Parliament [349])
HEAD OF STATE
King: Carl XVI Gustaf
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister: Stefan Löfven
CAPITAL
Stockholm
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
Swedish
OFFICIAL RELIGION
none
MONETARY UNIT
Swedish krona (SEK)
POPULATION
(2015 est.) 9,793,000
TOTAL AREA (SQ…

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