Jens Christian Nielsen

1 July 1828–
Jannerup, Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens Christian

Jens Christian Nielsen was born on 1 July 1828, in Jannerup, Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark as the son of Sidsel Marie Jensdatter. He married Mariane Jeppesdatter on 30 October 1857, in Sjørring, Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hundborg, Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark for about 72 years.

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Jens Christian Nielsen
Mariane Jeppesdatter
Marriage: 30 October 1857
Christian Nielsen
Jeppe Nielsen
Marie Nielsen
Jens Peter Nielsen
Niels Marthinus Hansen
Niels Christian Nielsen
Anders Nielsen
Otto Nielsen

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World Events (8)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
Age 1
Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
Age 19
The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
Age 31
The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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  • Jens Kristjan Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Jens Christian Nielsen in household of Niels Michelsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Jens Christian Nielsen in household of Niels Minnelsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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