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
1834–1888
Dorthea Elisabeth Rosenkilde Madsdatter
1828–1915
Marriage: 12 December 1856
Jens Fredrik Rosenkilde
1849–1927
Anne Marie Jensen
1853–
Martin Simonsen
1856–
Jens Christian Simonsen
1858–1862
Martine Simonsen
1860–
Jens Christian Simonsen
1863–
Madsine Amalia Simonsen
1866–
Niels Peter Simonsen
1868–
Karoline Simonsen
1871–
Niels Peter Nielsen
1872–
Elise Simonsen
1876–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 December 1856
Råbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.
1849

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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