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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Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
1721–1794
Sidse Jørgensdatter
1731–1806
Marriage: about 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
1770–1797

Spouse and Children

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

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    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

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Andreas

    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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