Niels Nielsen

Male1799–17 September 1872

Brief Life History of Niels

When Niels Nielsen was born in 1799, his father, Niels Pedersen, was 40 and his mother, Anna Jeppesen, was 25. He married Birthe Jensdatter on 13 March 1854, in Viskinge, Kalundborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Viskinge, Skippinge, Holbæk, Denmark in 1870. He died on 17 September 1872, in Rugtved, Viskinge, Kalundborg, Denmark, at the age of 73, and was buried in Viskinge, Kalundborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Nielsen
1799–1872
Birthe Jensdatter
1823–1909
Marriage: 13 March 1854
Jens Nielsen
1855–1930
Jørgen Peder Nielsen
1857–1931
Anders Nielsen
1860–1943

Sources (30)

  • Nniels Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Niels Nielsen - birth 1799
  • Niels Nielsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1854Viskinge, Kalundborg, Denmark
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (7)

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 6

    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

    Age 9

    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 30

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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