Niels Madsen

3 September 1825–20 May 1904 (Age 78)
Sanderum, Odense, Odense, Denmark

The Life Summary 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 35. 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1862Ubberud, Odense, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (4)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 4
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 22
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    Age 24
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    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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    Sources (10)

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

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