Niels JENSEN Orm

about 1675–7 April 1747 (Age 72)
Åstrup, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Niels JENSEN

When Niels JENSEN Orm was born about 1675, in Åstrup, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Jens Orm, was 28 and his mother, Jens Orm, was 24. He married Anne Else Festing about 1706. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 7 April 1747, in his hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Åstrup, Maribo, Denmark.

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Niels JENSEN Orm
Anne Else Festing
Marriage: about 1706
Sophie Dorthe Nielsdatter Orm
Carl Henrik Nielsen Orm
Bodil Margrethe Nielsdatter Orm

Spouse and Children

about 1706


Parents and Siblings



World Events (5)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 26

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 38

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 54

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from places near Mainz or in Lower Saxony (near Lüneburg), so named from an old element, ulm ‘mud’. In some instances the surname may be topographic.2 Dutch and Catalan: topographic name from Dutch and Old Catalan olm ‘elm’, from Latin ulmus.

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

Sources (3)

  • Niels Orms in entry for Tengel Thomasen Werlin Moller and Bodel Margareta Nielsdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Orm in entry for Anne Else Festing, "Denmark, Burials, 1640-1917"
  • Niels Jensen Orm, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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