Tollev Nilsen

6 May 1753–1 October 1823 (Age 70)
Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway

The Life Summary of Tollev

When Tollev Nilsen was born on 6 May 1753, in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Nils Eriksen, was 32 and his mother, Guri Erlandsdatter, was 31. He married Marit Christensdr on 5 April 1778, in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 1 October 1823, in his hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Tollev Nilsen
1753–1823
Sigrid Engebretsdatter
1751–1841
Marriage: 10 April 1782
Marit Tollevsdotter
1781–1858
Helge Tollevsdr
1784–1840
Nils Tollefsen
1787–1787
Nils Tollefsen
1789–1789
Guri Tollefsen
1790–1855
Nils Tollesen
1794–1858

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1782Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census
    Age 48
    It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
    1810 · Vaccinations
    Age 57
    Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
    1810 · Ole Bull
    Age 57
    Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nils, Alf, Bjorn, Lars, Per, Nels, Anders, Bente, Tor, Arnfinn, Astrid. German Hans, Kurt, Ralf, Arnulf, Otto.Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a shortened form of Nikolaus. This form of the surname is also found in Denmark, but it is rare there. Compare Nelsen .Altered form of Norwegian Nilssen, a variant of 1, and probably also of the Danish, Norwegian, or North German cognate Nielsen (compare Nilson ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Nelsen

    Sources (21)

    • Tollef Nilsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
    • Tollef Nilsen Welstad, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
    • Tollev Nilsen in entry for Margit, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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