Troels Nielsen

13 November 1810–
Skelund, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Troels

When Troels Nielsen was born on 13 November 1810, in Skelund, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Nielsen Degn, was 31 and his mother, Ane Magrete Jensdatter, was 27. He married Mariane Christensen on 22 November 1833. He lived in Skelund, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark for about 20 years.

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Troels Nielsen
Mariane Christensen
Marriage: 22 November 1833

Spouse and Children

22 November 1833

Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)


Age 4

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 8

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 37

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Troels Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Troels Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Troels Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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