Niels JENSEN Orm

Brief Life History of Niels JENSEN

When Niels JENSEN Orm was born about 1675, in Åstrup, Nykøbing, Denmark, his father, Jens Orm, was 30 and his mother, Mrs Jens Orm, was 26. He married Anne Eltze 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 73, and was buried in Åstrup, Nykøbing, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

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

Sources (8)

  • Niels Jensen Orm, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Orm in entry for Bodild Margrette, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Jensen Orm, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

World Events (5)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

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

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.


Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Angus): of uncertain origin; Black suggests it may be a habitational name from a place in England called Oram or Orem, or possibly a variant of Orme .

Probably also an altered form of German Ohrem, a habitational name from a place near Wolfenbüttel called O(h)rum.

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

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