Niels Andersen

about 1721–1794 (Age 73)
Vemmelev, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born about 1721, in Vemmelev, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark, his father, Anders, was 32 and his mother, Mrs Anders, was 28. He married Sidse Jørgensdatter about 1752, in Vemmelev, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1794, in his hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Vemmelev, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark.

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Niels Andersen
Sidse Jørgensdatter
Marriage: about 1752
Anders Nielsen
Jens Nielsen
Ane Nielsdatter
Niels Nielsen
Christen Nielsen
Peder Nielsen
Miss Nielsdatter
Maren Nielsdatter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1752Vemmelev, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark
  • Children


    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Greenland becomes Danish province.
    1730 · Danish Asia Company
    Age 9
    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.
    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
    Age 21
    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Niels Andersen in entry for Maren Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
    • Niels Andersen in entry for Peder Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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