Christen Nielsen

Brief Life History of Christen

When Christen Nielsen was born on 29 June 1866, in Svenstrup, Års, Ålborghus, 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, Havreballegård, 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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Christen Nielsen
Cecilie Marie Aarup
Marriage: 13 April 1895
Anna Kathrine Harboe Nielsen
Erik Kristian Aarup Nielsen

Sources (14)

  • Christien Nielsen, "Denmark, Århus Municipal Census, 1918"
  • Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (3)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

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.


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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