Kerstine Nielsen

28 December 1856–
Overgård, Bording, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Kerstine

When Kerstine Nielsen was born on 28 December 1856, in Overgård, Bording, Ringkøbing, Denmark, her father, Niels Jensen, was 48 and her mother, Christina Christensdotter Berg, was 45. She had at least 1 son with Kristen Madsen. She lived in Engbjerg, Vandfuld, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1906 and Skive, Viborg, Denmark in 1921.

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Kristen Madsen
Kerstine Nielsen
Niels Kristian Nielsen

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    Niels Kristian Nielsen


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    Jens Christian Nielsen


    Bertel Skrædergaard Nielsen Overgaard


    Maren Berg Nielsen


    Maren Nielsen


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World Events (7)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 3

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 3

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 58

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Kirstine Korsgård Sørensen in household of Niels Chr Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Kerstine Sørensen in household of Peder Korsgård Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Kjerstine Nielsen in household of Peder Krisgård Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1901"

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