Anders Nielsen

Maleabout 1771–

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Nielsen was born about 1771, in Store Gadegård, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Niels Pedersen, was 30 and his mother, Gertrud Kirstine Andersdatter, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Niels Pedersen
1742–1791
Gertrud Kirstine Andersdatter
1742–1813
Sidsel Nielsdatter
1762–
Anne Cathrine Nielsdatter
1766–
Anders Nielsen
1771–
Birgitte Nielsdatter
1777–
Jens Nielsen
1780–
Dorthe Kirstine Nielsdatter
1782–1806
Thor Nielsen
1768–1803
Peder Nielsen
1774–
Kirstine Nielsdatter
1775–

Sources (1)

  • Anders Nielsen CENSUS, Vester Marie, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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World Events (3)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 5

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 18

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

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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