Niels Andersen

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

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born in 1721, in Vemmelev, Sorø, Denmark, his father, Anders, was 32 and his mother, Mrs Anders, was 28. He married Sidse Jørgensdatter in 1752, in Vemmelev, 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, Sorø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
1721–1794
Sidse Jørgensdatter
1731–1806
Marriage: 1752
Anders Nielsen
1753–1836
Jens Nielsen
1760–1826
Ane Nielsdatter
1763–1826
Niels Nielsen
1764–1806
Christen Nielsen
1765–1817
Peder Nielsen
1767–1827
Miss Nielsdatter
1768–
Nielsdatter
1768–1768
Maren Nielsdatter
1770–1792

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1752
Vemmelev, Sorø, Denmark
children

(9)

  • Anders Nielsen

    Male1753–1836Male

  • Jens Nielsen

    Male1760–1826Male

  • Female1763–1826Female

  • Male1764–1806Male

  • Christen Nielsen

    Male1765–1817Male

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Anders

    Male1689–Male

  • Mrs Anders

    Female1693–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1729

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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

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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