Niels Madsen

Brief Life History of Niels

When Niels Madsen was born on 3 September 1825, in Sanderum, Odense, Odense, Denmark, his father, Mads Nielsen, was 55 and his mother, Maren Jacobsdatter, was 11822. He married Karen Rasmusdatter on 15 November 1862, in Ubberud, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 20 May 1904, in Ubberud, Odense, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ubberud, Odense, Odense, Denmark.

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Niels Madsen
Karen Rasmusdatter
Marriage: 15 November 1862
Maren Madsen

Sources (10)

  • Niels Madsen in household of Mads Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Niels Madsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Neils Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"

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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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