Niels Abrahamsen

12 March 1719–27 November 1773 (Age 54)
Lystrup, Vivild, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Abrahamsen was born on 12 March 1719, in Lystrup, Vivild, Randers, Denmark, his father, Abraham Nielsen, was 35 and his mother, Maren Michelsdatter, was 43. He married Ane Sorensdatter on 27 November 1751, in Lystrup, Vivild, Randers, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 27 November 1773, at the age of 54.

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Niels Abrahamsen
Ane Sorensdatter
Marriage: 27 November 1751
Marie Elisabeth Nielsdatter
Soren Nielsen
Abraham Nielsen
Anna Cathrine Nielsdatter
Ana Cathrine Nielsdatter
Marie Nielsdatter
Rasmus Nielsen

Spouse and Children

27 November 1751
Lystrup, Vivild, Randers, Denmark


    Marie Elisabeth Nielsdatter


    Abraham Nielsen


    Anna Cathrine Nielsdatter


    Soren Nielsen


    Ana Cathrine Nielsdatter


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (5)


Age 10

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 11

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 18

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Abraham .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Niels Abrahamsen in entry for Abraham, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Abramsen, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"

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