When Niels Mortensen was born in 1785, in Fåborg, Riberhus, Denmark, his father, Morten Christensen, was 44 and his mother, Maren Hansdatter, was 36. He married Mette Kjerstine Nielsdr on 18 March 1815, in Torstrup, Lundenæs, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 9 daughters. He died on 11 December 1862, in Janderup, Riberhus, Denmark, at the age of 77, and was buried in Janderup, Riberhus, Denmark.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Morten, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Egil, Gunner, Hartvig.
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten, a vernacular form of Martin 1.
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