Nielsine Nybo

Brief Life History of Nielsine

When Nielsine Nybo was born on 24 December 1868, in Ydby, Vestervig, Denmark, her father, Chresten Lundsgaard Nyboe, was 35 and her mother, Christine Jensen, was 39. She married Christian Christensen Dam on 28 October 1889, in Ydby, Vestervig, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Refs, Hurup, Vestervig, Denmark for about 15 years and Refs, Hurup, Refs, Thisted, Denmark in 1925. She died on 15 October 1953, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Christian Christensen Dam
Nielsine Nybo
Marriage: 28 October 1889
Kristian Dam
Anna Dorthea Dam
Kresten Nybo Dam

Sources (13)

  • Nielsine Dam, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Nillsine Nyboe in entry for Kristian Dam, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Nielsine Dam in household of Kristine Dam, "Denmark Census, 1916"

World Events (4)


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik.

Scandinavian: habitational name from any of various farmsteads named with ny ‘new’ + bo ‘home’, or an ornamental name with the same origin.

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

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