Kirsten Marie Nielsen

Brief Life History of Kirsten Marie

When Kirsten Marie Nielsen was born on 22 January 1849, in Rakkeby, Børglum, Denmark, her father, Niels Christian Christiansen, was 37 and her mother, Ane Marie Christiansdatter, was 39. She married Niels Mikkelsen on 11 March 1870, in Rakkeby, Børglum, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Rakkeby, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 61 years. She died on 19 December 1914, in Rakkeby, Børglum, Denmark, at the age of 65.

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Niels Mikkelsen
Kirsten Marie Nielsen
Marriage: 11 March 1870
Dorthea Marie Nielsen
Johanne Nielsen
Christen Nielsen
Ane Marie Nielsen
Ane Kristine Nielsen
Mikkel Christian Nielsen
Severine Magdalene Nielsen
Ottemine Nielsen
Johanne Nielsen
Alfred Nielsen
Johannes Nielsen

Sources (22)

  • Kjersten Mars Nielsen in household of Niels Chr Chrestensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Kirstine Marie Nielsen in entry for Dorthea Marie Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Teresten Marie Nielsen in household of Niels Christian Christiansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

World Events (4)

1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

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.

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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