Tollev Nilsen

Male6 May 1753–1 October 1823

Brief Life History 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 32. 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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Tollev Nilsen
Sigrid Engebretsdatter
Marit Tollevsdotter
Helge Tollevsdr
Nils Tollefsen
Nils Tollefsen
Guri Tollefsen
Nils Tollesen

Sources (24)

  • Tollef Nilsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Tollef Nilsen Welstad, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Tollev Nilsen, "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926"

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Children (6)

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings (11)

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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.

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