Hjere Nielsen

22 April 1710–3 June 1764 (Age 54)
Uggerslev, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Hjere

Hjere Nielsen was born on 22 April 1710, in Uggerslev, Odense, Denmark as the son of Niels Hansen and Karen Knudsen Hansen. He married Karen Michelsen on 13 December 1733. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 3 June 1764, at the age of 54, and was buried in Uggerslev, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hjere Nielsen
1710–1764
Karen Michelsen
1713–1782
Marriage: 13 December 1733
Niels Hjeresen
1733–
Karen Hieresen
1734–1758
Mads Hjerrisen
1734–
Niels Hieresen
1736–1812
Ursula Hieresen
1739–1773
Ursula Hieresen
1739–1825
Maren Hieresen
1741–1810
Maria Cathrina Hierrersdr
1741–
Marie Chatterine Hierrisen
1741–
Mikkel Hjerrisen
1745–
Mads Hjeresen
1752–
Mads Hierrisen
1752–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1733
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Niels Hansen

    MaleMale

    Karen Knudsen Hansen

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(9)

    Ursula Nielsen

    Female1689–Female

    Maren Nielsen

    Female1697–1697Female

    Knud Nielsen

    Male1698–Male

    Hans Nielsen

    Male1701–Male

    Mads Nielsen

    Male1704–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 3

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 19

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 20

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.

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)

  • Hierre Nielsen in entry for Niels Hierresen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Hierre Nielsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Ierre Nielsen in entry for Marie Katrine Ierre, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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