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Nils Johan Edin
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1839
Overammer
Jämtlands län, Sweden
Death: Jul. 28, 1918
Overammer
Jämtlands län, Sweden

Nils Andersson Edin was born June 30, 1839 in Overammer, Ragunda, Jamtland, Sweden to Anders and Marta (Nilsdotter) Pehrsson. He married Kristina Agneta Jonsdotter on April 17, 1866 In Overammer. He and Kristina lived in Overammer, Ragunda, Jamtland and farmed all their lives. Nils was a peasant farmer who lived with his family in a two-story dwelling on the bank of the Ammeran River in the small town of Overammer, Ragunda commune. They had seven children, two of whom (Jonas Emanuel and Nikolaus Valfried) remained in Sweden. The other 5, Marta, Anders, Martin, Johan and Viktor all emigrated to America in the late 1890's and early 1900s. Nils died July 28, 1918 and Kristina died May 6, 1921, both in Overammer, Jamtland, Sweden.

They began to use the Edin surname sometime around 1870.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Kristina Agneta Jonsdotter Edin (1839 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  Josephine Martha Edin Oberg (1867 - 1946)*
  Andrew Peter Edin (1869 - 1955)*
  Jonas Emanuel Edin (1872 - 1954)*
  Nikolas Valfrid Edin (1874 - 1958)*
  John Elof Edin (1880 - 1943)*
  Victor Manfred Eden (1883 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ragunda Cemetery
Hammarstrand
Ragunda kommun
Jämtlands län, Sweden
 
Created by: Nancy Leathers
Record added: Jul 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92860013
Nils Johan Edin
Added by: Nancy Leathers
 
 
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 Added: Jul. 1, 2012
 
 
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