Hans Christian Nilsen

11 October 1800–22 March 1880 (Age 79)
Østfold, Viken, Norway

The Life of Hans Christian

When Hans Christian Nilsen was born on 11 October 1800, in Østfold, Viken, Norway, his father, Niels RUE, was 30 and his mother, Ahlet Larsdatter Bratner, was 27. He married Maren Frederikke Michaelsdr on 10 October 1821, in Halden, Østfold, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 March 1880, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christian Nilsen
1800–1880
Maren Frederikke Michaelsdr
1800–
Marriage: 10 October 1821
Alette Helene Hansdatter
1822–
Carl Frederic Hansen
1823–
Karen Bolette Hansdatter
1825–
Hans Martin Hansen
1828–
Anne Kirstine Hansdatter
1831–1905
Henrik August Hansen
1835–
Marie Hansdatter
1837–
Theodor Hansen
1841–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1821
Halden, Østfold, Norway
children

(8)

    Alette Helene Hansdatter

    Female1822–Female

    Carl Frederic Hansen

    Male1823–Male

    Karen Bolette Hansdatter

    Female1825–Female

    Hans Martin Hansen

    Male1828–Male

    Female1831–1905Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Niels RUE

    Male1770–Male

    Ahlet Larsdatter Bratner

    Female1773–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 1

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 10

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1825 · Sloopers

Age 25

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Nils, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hans Christian Hansen in entry for Jens Hendriksen, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Hans Nilsen in entry for Johan Fredrik Andersen and Karen Bolette Hansdr, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Hans Nielsen, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

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