Nilsson, Nils Johan

Nils Johan  Nilsson 1865-1940

Born 20 June 1865 in Spinga, Tidersrum (E).
Died 1940 in Motala (E).

Nils Johan Nilsson. Pedigree chart Born 20 June 1865 in Spinga, Tidersrum (E). Died 1940 in Motala (E).
f Magnus Vilhelm Nilsson. Pedigree chart Born 7 April 1840 in Kättestorp, Kisa (E). Died 10 April 1927 in Södra Vi (H).
ff Nils Magnus Månsson. Pedigree chart Born 1 November 1811 in Krutebo, Tidersrum (E). Died 6 March 1844 in Boås utjord, Kisa (E).
fff Måns Nilsson. Pedigree chart Born 11 November 1762 in Krutebo, Tidersrum (E). Died 3 December 1850 in Kättestorp, Kisa (E). ffff Nils Persson. Pedigree chart Born 25 January 1718 in Krutebo, Tidersrum (E). Died 12 May 1776 in Tidersrum (E).
fffm Sigrid Månsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 29 June 1734 in Kisa (E). Died after 1807.
ffm Lena Jönsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 12 October 1782 in V.Eneby (E). Died 12 October 1859 in Kättestorp, Kisa (E). ffmf Jöns Månsson. Pedigree chart
ffmm Annica Hansdotter. Pedigree chart
fm Anna Lena Persdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1 July 1812 in Killingevid, V.Eneby (E). Died 23 November 1879 in Södra Vi (H). fmf Per Magnus Svensson. Pedigree chart Born 28 September 1787 in N. Killingevid, V. Eneby (E). Buried 14 August 1831 in Vimantorp, Kisa (E).
fmff Sven Persson. Pedigree chart Born 1 March 1761 in Sjundhult, Frödinge (H). Died 10 January 1792 in N. Killingevid, V. Eneby (E).
fmfm Anna Månsdotter. Pedigree chart Born 16 December 1763 in Rävsala, V.Eneby (E). Died 14 October 1847 in L.Gräverum, V.Eneby (E).
fmm Lena Stina Persdotter. Pedigree chart Born 3 September 1789 in Vidingstorp, Kisa (E). Died 24 September 1864 in Råshult, Tidersrum (E).
fmmf Per Andersson. Pedigree chart Born 14 March 1763 in St. Rothult, V. Eneby (E). Died 22 March 1840 in Pinnarp, Kisa (E).
fmmm Elin (Helena) Isaksdotter. Pedigree chart Born 27 August 1758 in Rödingehult, Kisa (E). Died 25 February 1838 in Pinnarp, Kisa (E).
m Karolina Josefina Eriksdotter. Pedigree chart Born 19 May 1840 in Horn (E). Died 8 April 1910 in Södra Vi (H). mf Erik Persson. Pedigree chart Born 12 May 1803 in Hycklinge (E). Died 4 November 1877 in Hylta, Rumskulla (H). mff Per Nilsson. Pedigree chart Born 14 October 1766 in Hycklinge.
mfm Anna Eriksdotter. Pedigree chart Born 1776 in Hycklinge, (E).  
mm Anna Lisa Persdotter. Pedigree chart Born 7 March 1806 in Horn (E). Died 2 October 1864 in Ählviken, Rumskulla (H). mmf Peter Nilsson. Pedigree chart Born 1776 in Horn.
mmm Katarina Stefansdotter. Pedigree chart Born 4 March 1786 in Lövåsa, Kisa (E). mmmf Staffan Nilsson. Pedigree chart Born 1747 in Järneke, Södra Vi (H). Died 1813 in Kisa (E).
mmmm Elisabeth Andersdotter. Pedigree chart Born 28 October 1750 in Hjärpekullen, Södra Vi (H). Died 1801 in Kisa (E).

Born 20 June 1865 in Spinga, Tidersrum (E).
Died 1940 in Motala (E).

Parents: Magnus Vilhelm Nilsson and Karolina Josefina Eriksdotter. Sponsors at the christening: Farmer Johannes Andersson and his wife Kristina Sofia Svensdotter in Norrhult, the farmhand Samuel August from Klef and the maid Kristina Matilda Andersdotter ibm. Johan's parents moved in 1868 from the crofter's holding Spingan number 48 in Söderhult, which was a soldier's small-holding, to Horva, and Johan was three years old at that time and his sister Anna Lovisa was one year old. Horva in the parish of Tidersrum (Tirserum) included 1/4 assessment unit of land and is said to be a homestead of state tax. In 1873 the family moved to Lindefall in Södra Vi, Småland. Johan was almost eight years of age at that time and another sister had been born in Horva 1871-03-19 : Karolina Matilda. Later the family Nils Johan's father (Magnus Vilhelm) bought a farm called Hagstugan near Trångrössle, Södra Vi (H), where his future wife, Hilma, spent her time growing up. When Nils Johan was going to begin school, he was sent to a village called Ramsefall about 2 miles from Lindefall. He was board and lodge a school pupil there. As time went by Johan and Hilma met and they married 1898-05-05 in Trångrössle. They moved to Örsåsa, where Hanna Linnea was born. Then they left and went to Låxbo and later on to Trångrössle. Nils Johan's son, Henry, has pointed out that his father was one of the participants in the march of farmers to the castle in Stockholm 1914-02-06. In March 1924 Nils Johan and his family moved to the farm Djurkälla near Motala. The farm had good tilled land and a good deal of wooded ground. Nils Johan ran a sawmill - often used by the local farmers when they wanted their timber sawed up. Nils Johan was sick the last years - he suffered from enclosed tuberculosis and got more and more disabled and weak. He died in 1940 and is buried at the cemetery of Motala.

Spouse(s) and children
Hilma Ottilia Svensson. Pedigree chart Born 1 December 1876 in Trångrössle, Södra Vi (H).
Died 30 April 1960 in Motala (E).
Hilma Ottilia Svensson was born on the 1st of December, 1876 in Trångrössle, Södra Vi (H). She was baptized on the 3rd of December. Sponsors: Greta Svensdotter, Örsebo, worker Per August Johansson, the farmhand August Johansson, Slitshult, the maid Kristina Johansdotter. She grew up in Trångrössle and was confirmed in 1891 when she was 15 years old. She met Nils Johan, who was from the neighbourhood, and they married and the wedding lasted for three days. Their first child, Hanna Linnea, was born in Örsebo and the next two children, Henry and Linnea, were born in Låxbo and the youngest ones in Trångrössle. Hilma was a hard-working, good and competent farmer's wife with a disposition for practical things. We grandchildren rememeber her as a woman who had many irons in the fire, always at top speed. The Nilsson family moved to Djurkälla outside Motala in 1924, a farm with a wondeful view over lake Vättern. After her husbands dead the farm was eventually sold and Hilma moved with her daughter Rut to Motala. They lived for many years in the same house at Jungfru Isbergsgatan as her youngest daughter Alice and her family. In 1960 Hilma Ottilia passed away and is buried at Motala cemetery.
  Hanna Linnea Nilsson. Pedigree chart Born 31 January 1899 in Örsåsa, Södra Vi (H).
Died 9 February 1905 in Låxbo, Södra Vi (H).

  Henry Johan Henryd (Nilsson). Pedigree chart Born 27 January 1903 in Låxbo, Södra Vi (H).
Died 2 May 1982 in Trollhättan (P).

Henry was born in 1903 in Låxbo(H). He grew up at Trångrössle, Södra Vi (H). As a child he was interested in religious things. He passed through an evangelist course in 1923,1924, a mission school in Finland 1925-27. Then he was an evangelist in the province of Östergötland, he was a pastor in Malmö Betlehemsförsamling 1928-31, a secretary of the youth mission in Jämtland and Härjedalen 1932-34, a pastor in Stugsund, Ljusne-Ala and Askesta in Hälsingland 1934-38, Sollefteå missionsförsamling 1938-1947 in Ångermanland, Ljungby missionsförsamling in the south-west of Småland 1947-56, director of the district of Västernorrland and Jämtland of Sv.Missionskyrkan 1956-1968, stationed in Härnösand. When Henry retired he and his wife moved to Trollhättan, where their daughter Anita and her husband Ben Benson lived. He served as a vacancy pastor in Mariestad and Lidköping. Henryd died in Trollhättan after a long period of illness on the 2nd of May 1982 and is buried there.
  Sigurd Nilsson. Pedigree chart Born 17 August 1905 in Låxbo, Södra Vi (H).
Died 19 November 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Sigurd became a baker and confectioner. He had a bakery and a shop in Stockholm. During the Cold War he was convinced that the future was in USA. He emigrated with his family in the fifties to America and settled in Chicago, where he died in 1981. His family are still in USA. He was married two times. His second wife survived him and took care of the children, Birgitta, Göran, Sture and Kerstin. The latter two have graduated and taken a master exam like the first-born Birgitta, who was very active in the Salvation Army in USA. She was for some time top chief of the Swedish branch of the Salvation Army. She has later been a part of the international staff of the Salvation Army in London.
  Hanna Linnea Carlson (Nilsson). Pedigree chart Born 17 September 1907 in Låxbo, Södra Vi (H).
Died 11 March 2006 in Delray Beach, Florida, USA.

Linnea Nilsson and Carl Carlson were married in Sweden and emigrated to America in 1930. After some time in USA, they went back to Sweden to study in Stockholm to be physiotherapists. They returned to America, where they worked in their profession. Moved to Florida in 1939, where they lived for many years. Carl Carlson died on the 7th of March 2002 and Linnea Carlson on the 11th of March 2006, both in Delray Beach. They had two children: Carlo V., b. 1933 and Linne A., b. 1936.
  Rut Elisabeth Nilsson. Pedigree chart Born 1 November 1909 in Trångrössle, Södra Vi (H).
Died 23 January 1986 in Motala (E).
Rut was born in 1909 at Trångrössle, Södra Vi (H) as one of Nils Johan's and Hilma's middle children. She got sick during World War 2 and lived many years without recovering. She never married but stayed in her parental home with her mother Hilma after the death of her father Nils Johan in 1940. Then they lived at the farm Djurkälla some distance from the city of Motala. Eventually the farm was sold and Hilma and Rut moved to Motala. Hilma died in 1960 and she is like her husband Nils Johan buried in Motala. In 1986 Rut passed away and is buried in Motala.
  Eva (Selma) Bladelius (Nilsson-Svensson). Pedigree chart Born 21 December 1911 in Trångrössle, Södra Vi (H).
Died 28 October 1998.

  Alice Berglund (Nilsson). Pedigree chart Born 21 January 1915 in Trångrössle, Södra Vi (H).
Died 11 October 2003 in Motala (E).

Alice, who was the youngest of the children, married factory owner Torsten Berglund. They settled down in Motala, where her husband had his factory. They got two children: Lola and Kaj. Alice passed away on the 11th of October 2003 in Motala, where she is buried.

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