Niels Christian Simonsen

7 March 1834–16 January 1888 (Age 53)
Tårs, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Simonsen was born on 7 March 1834, in Tårs, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Simon Jensen, was 36 and his mother, Maren Bertelsdatter, was 34. He married Dorthea Elisabeth Rosenkilde Madsdatter on 12 December 1856, in Råbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1870 and Ugilt, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1880. He died on 16 January 1888, in Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 53, and was buried in Ugilt, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Simonsen
Dorthea Elisabeth Rosenkilde Madsdatter
Marriage: 12 December 1856
Jens Fredrik Rosenkilde
Anne Marie Jensen
Martin Simonsen
Jens Christian Simonsen
Martine Simonsen
Jens Christian Simonsen
Madsine Amalia Simonsen
Niels Peter Simonsen
Karoline Simonsen
Niels Peter Nielsen
Elise Simonsen

Spouse and Children

12 December 1856
Råbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (4)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 13

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 15

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 16

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from Simon .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Niels Christan Simonsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Niels Chr Simmonsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Niels Christian Simonsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"

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