Torje Nielsen

Lunde, Aust-Agder, Norway

The Life of Torje

When Torje Nielsen was born in 1842, in Lunde, Aust-Agder, Norway, his father, Niels Olsen, was 38 and his mother, Anna Torgersdatter, was 35.

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Niels Olsen
Anna Torgersdatter
Helje Nielsen
Birthe Nielsdr
Ole Nielsen
Torje Nielsen
Torje Nielsen
Helje Nielsen
Lars Nielsen
Anne Helene Nilsdatter
Lars Nielsen

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World Events (3)

1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 1

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
1845 · Nonconformist Act

Age 3

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.
1847 · Nordlyset

Age 5

First Norwegian-American newspaper was published in the Norwegian language. It was published in Wisconsin.

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 (1)

  • Torjus Nilsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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