Claus Nielsen

1719–6 September 1772 (Age 53)
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Claus

When Claus Nielsen was born in 1719, in Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Chrestensen, was 34 and his mother, Margrethe Pedersdatter, was 31. He married Ingeborre Jensdr on 27 December 1751, in Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 6 September 1772, in Rountved, Sindal, Nordjylland, Denmark, at the age of 53.

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Claus Nielsen
Ingeborre Jensdr
Marriage: 27 December 1751
Niels Clausen
Ingeborre Clausdatter
Christen Clausen
Niels Hederlig Clausen
Johanne Clausdatter
Karen Clausdatter
Margrethe Clausdatter

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World Events (5)

Age 10
Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company
Age 11
The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse
Age 18
Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

(1997: 16859;2007: 30405; 2010: 42773)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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Sources (9)

  • Claus Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Claus Nielsen in entry for Karen Clausen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Claus Nielsen in entry for Niels Clausen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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