Anders Peter Nielsen

29 March 1858–
Lovns, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Anders Peter

When Anders Peter Nielsen was born on 29 March 1858, in Lovns, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Andersen, was 34 and his mother, Gjertrud Pedersdatter, was 30. He had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Marie Kirstine Larsen. He lived in Lovns, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark for about 25 years.

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Anders Peter Nielsen
Marie Kirstine Larsen
Niels Nielsen Overgaard
Martin Neilsen
Johanne Kirstine Nielsen
Jensine Kathrine Nielsen
Ane Magrethe Dorthea Nielsen
Louis Peter Neilsen

Spouse and Children



    Niels Nielsen Overgaard


    Johanne Kirstine Nielsen


    Jensine Kathrine Nielsen


    Ane Magrethe Dorthea Nielsen



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World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 1

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 1

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 56

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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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Sources (3)

  • Anders Peter Nielsen in household of Nels Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Anders Peder Nielsen in household of Niels Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Anders Nielsen in household of Niels Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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