Niels Pedersen Krogsgaard

about 1714–4 February 1762 (Age 48)
Hundborg, Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Niels

Niels Pedersen Krogsgaard was born about 1714. He married Dorthe Christensdatter on 4 October 1753, in Hamborg, Ræhr, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 4 February 1762, in Hundborg, Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Niels Pedersen Krogsgaard
Dorthe Christensdatter
Marriage: 4 October 1753
Kersten Nielsdatter
Dorthe Nielsdatter Krogsgaard

Spouse and Children

4 October 1753
Hamborg, Ræhr, Thisted, Denmark


World Events (5)


Age 15

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 16

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 28

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Kraagsgaard in entry for Dorethe, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Pedersen Krogsgaard in entry for Kirstine Nielsdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Kraagsgaard in entry for Dorethe Nielsdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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