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
Cecilie Marie Aarup
Marriage: 13 April 1895
Anna Kathrine Harboe Nielsen
Erik Kristian Aarup Nielsen

Spouse and Children

13 April 1895


    Anna Kathrine Harboe Nielsen


    Erik Kristian Aarup Nielsen


Parents and Siblings





    Niels Christian Jensen




    Ane Nielsen


+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.

Age 48

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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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