Niels Madsen

25 March 1777–
Reerslev, Tune, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels

When Niels Madsen was christened on 25 March 1777, in Reerslev, Tune, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Mads Abrahamsen, was 43 and his mother, Mette Andersdatter, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Mads Abrahamsen
1734–1801
Mette Andersdatter
1746–1785
Mette Madsdatter
1769–1769
Margrethe Madsdatter
1785–
Madsen
1770–1770
Anders Madsen
1772–1782
Kirsten Madsdatter
1774–1811
Niels Madsen
1777–
Anders Madsen
1783–1783
Anders Madsen
1783–

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World Events (3)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1794 · Stibo
The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

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.

Possible Related Names

Matthew
Madson

Sources (5)

  • Mads Abrahamsen household 1787 Denmark census - Dansk Demografisk Database
  • Niels Madsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Madsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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