Christen Nielsen

29 June 1866–12 May 1933 (Age 66)
Svenstrup, Års, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Nielsen was born on 29 June 1866, in Svenstrup, Års, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Christian Nielsen, was 34 and his mother, Ellen Kjerstine Christensdatter, was 28. He married Cecilie Marie Aarup on 13 April 1895. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Århus, Vor Frue, Århus, Denmark for about 4 years and Århus, Denmark in 1930. He died on 12 May 1933, in Århus, Århus, Denmark, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Christen Nielsen
1866–1933
Cecilie Marie Aarup
1870–
Marriage: 13 April 1895
Anna Kathrine Harboe Nielsen
1896–
Erik Kristian Aarup Nielsen
1902–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 April 1895
children

(2)

    Anna Kathrine Harboe Nielsen

    Female1896–Female

    Erik Kristian Aarup Nielsen

    Male1902–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Jensen

    Male1855–1855Male

    Niels Christian Jensen

    Male1858–1818Male

    Female1864–Female

    Male1866–1933Male

    Ane Nielsen

    Male1867–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (3)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 2

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
1914

Age 48

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 51

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1930"

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