Nils Nilsen Lemming

1656–23 June 1726 (Age 70)

The Life of Nils Nilsen

Nils Nilsen Lemming was born in 1656, in Denmark. He married Fru Lemming in 1679, in Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 23 June 1726, in Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark, at the age of 70.

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Nils Nilsen Lemming
Fru Lemming
Marriage: 1679
Nils Nilsen Lemming Jr

Spouse and Children

Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark


    Nils Nilsen Lemming Jr


World Events (2)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 45

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 57

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.

Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of several places named Lemming, named with lem, either ‘lamb’ or ‘limb’, ‘twig’ + the suffix -ing denoting a place, i.e. ‘the place with the lambs or twigs’.

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

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