Aksel Peter Nielsen

11 August 1913–7 January 1937 (Age 23)
Harte, Brusk, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Aksel Peter

When Aksel Peter Nielsen was born on 11 August 1913, in Harte, Brusk, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Agnus Anders Augustinus Nielsen, was 30 and his mother, Petrine Jepsen, was 21. He married Esther Olafsen about 1934, in Denmark. He lived in Kolding, Sankt Nikolaj, Vejle, Denmark in 1921 and Esbjerg, Esbjerg, Southern Denmark, Denmark in 1925. He died on 7 January 1937, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Aksel Peter Nielsen
Esther Olafsen
Marriage: about 1934

Spouse and Children

about 1934

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (2)


Age 1

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 4

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Aksel Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Aksel Peter Nielsen in household of Petrine Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Aksel Peter Nielsen in household of Agnus Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1916"

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