Niels Madsen

25 March 1777–
Reerslev, Tune, Roskilde, Denmark

The Life of Niels

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

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Mads Abrahamsen
Mette Andersdatter
Mette Madsdatter
Margrethe Madsdatter
Anders Madsen
Kirsten Madsdatter
Niels Madsen
Anders Madsen
Anders Madsen

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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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Madsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Mads Abrahamsen household 1787 Denmark census - Dansk Demografisk Database
  • Christening of Niels Madsen 1777 - Reerslev parish, Tune, Roskilde - Churchbooks

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