Nicolai Nicolaisen

30 December 1805–20 November 1866 (Age 60)
Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Nicolai

When Nicolai Nicolaisen was born on 30 December 1805, his father, Johann Nicolaisen, was 39 and his mother, Henrietta Augusta Wilhelmina Guellstorff, was 40. He married Caecilia Maria Jensen on 14 January 1827, in Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Denmark in 1835. He died on 20 November 1866, in Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, at the age of 60.

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Nicolai Nicolaisen
Caecilia Maria Jensen
Marriage: 14 January 1827
Johann Peter Nicolaysen
Anna Maria Catharina Nicolaysen
Anna Dorothea Nicolaysen
Jacob Wilhelm Theodor Nicolaysen
Nicolai Hinrich Ludwig Nicolaysen
Hans Wilhelm Nicolaisen
Catharina Sophia Caecilie Nicolaisen
Peter Christoph Nicolaisen

Spouse and Children

14 January 1827
Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany


    Johann Peter Nicolaysen


    Anna Maria Catharina Nicolaysen


    Anna Dorothea Nicolaysen



    Nicolai Hinrich Ludwig Nicolaysen


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Parents and Siblings



    Anna Helena Nicolaysen


    Sophia Margaretha Nicolaysen


    Maria Hedewig Nicolajsen


    Sophia Catharina Nicolaysen


    Otto Christopher Nicolajsen


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World Events (7)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 3

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.
1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

Age 8

On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 24

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

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from Nicolai (otherwise Nikolai), the genitive of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nicolay Nicolaysen, "Denmark Census, 1835"
  • Nicolai Nicolaisen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Nicolai Nicolaysen in entry for Theodor Adolf Schmidt, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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