Uppsyningsman, rusthållare, lighthouse keeper.
Married Boel Christensdotter (1721-1778). 8 children; both the eldest and the youngest named Nils. Banns called the first time 1742-02-28. The marriage witnesses were Nils's brother Truls Nilsson, of Ingelstäde, and the bride's father Chrester Persson, of Ösiö (Össjö).
In 1742, the year of his marriage, Nils Nilsson became lighthouse keeper at Kullen lighthouse, Kullaberg, Sweden. In 1757 he bought the farm Kullagården outright.
On his travels through Skåne in 1749, Carl von Linné stopped at the family farm Kullagården and met Nils Nilsson and his family.
↑ "Våra Rötter Lite om vår släkt Kullenberg - Cedergren." Compiled by Hans Tykesson.
↑ Kommerskollegii skattebrev, dated Stockholm June 27 1757.
↑ von Linné, C. "Carl von Linnés resa till Skåne 1749". 1751. Lars Salvii f;rlag, Stockholm, Sweden 
Death and burial: Brunnby kyrkoarkiv, Födelse- och dopböcker, SE/LLA/13045/C I/2 (1770-1803), bildid: C0064257_00185 
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Nils by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Nils: