Marius Kristian Madsen

Male6 May 1887–28 January 1972

Brief Life History of Marius Kristian

When Marius Kristian Madsen was born on 6 May 1887, in Skallerup, Sejlstrup, Denmark, his father, Thomas Madsen, was 33 and his mother, Ane Kirstine Jorgensen, was 26. He married Dagny Nielsen on 20 October 1916, in Gislinge, Svinninge, Vestsjælland, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Skallerup, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1890. He died on 28 January 1972, in Skamstrup, Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 84.

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Marius Kristian Madsen
Dagny Nielsen
Marriage: 20 October 1916
Poul Madsen
Kaj Lykke Madsen
Tage Madsen
Bue Madsen

Sources (6)

  • Mariüs Christian Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Marius Christian Madsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Marius Kristian Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1916Gislinge, Svinninge, Vestsjælland, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (5)


    Age 27

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


    Age 30

    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


    Age 52

    Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

    English: variant of Madson .

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

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