Niels Abrahamsen

Brief Life History of Niels

When Niels Abrahamsen was born in 1719, in Lystrup, Vivild, Sønderhald, Randers, Denmark, his father, Abraham Nielsen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Michelsdatter, was 44. He married Ane Sorensdatter on 27 November 1751, in Lystrup, Vivild, Kalø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 27 November 1773, in Lystrup, Vivild, Sønderhald, Randers, Denmark, at the age of 54, and was buried in Vivild, Sønderhald, Randers, Denmark.

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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 Basse

Sources (4)

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

World Events (5)


Greenland becomes Danish province.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

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

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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Alf, Oddvar, Sven, Thor, Lars, Lief, Per.

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

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

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