Niels Andersen Reigaard

1777–12 January 1829 (Age 52)
Århus, Århus Domsogn, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Niels Andersen

When Niels Andersen Reigaard was born in 1777, in Århus, Århus Domsogn, Århus, Denmark, his father, Anders Madsen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Nielsen, was 33. He married Kirsten Pedersdatter on 8 April 1799, in Århus, Vor Frue, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. In 1829, at the age of 52, his occupation is listed as sailor in Viborg, Denmark. He died on 12 January 1829, at the age of 52.

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Niels Andersen Reigaard
Kirsten Pedersdatter
Marriage: 8 April 1799
Ane Marie Nielsdatter Reigaard
Kirsten Pedersdatter
Matros Niels Andersen

Spouse and Children

8 April 1799
Århus, Vor Frue, Århus, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 12

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 15

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1794 · Stibo

Age 17

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Reichard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Andersen in entry for Maren Nielsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Andersen in entry for Maren Nielsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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