Amund Nielsen


Brief Life History of Amund

When Amund Nielsen was born in 1812, in Grue, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Niels Pedersen, was 32 and his mother, Olea Olsdatter, was 25. He married Anne Pedersdatter on 10 November 1842. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Amund Nielsen
Anne Pedersdatter
Marriage: 10 November 1842
Oliane Sjorbotten Amundsdtr
Alette Amundsen

Sources (7)

  • Amund Nielsen in entry for Alette Amundsdt., "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Amund Nielsen Sjørbotten, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Amund Nielsen in entry for Oleana, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 November 1842
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1812 · Record-keeping

    Age 0

    A uniform system for keeping church records was introduced by royal ordinance in December 1812. Prior to that there were no directions on how to keep church records. It required that a duplicate register be kept in a separate place.

    1814 · Syttende Mai (17th May)

    Age 2

    Constitution declared Norway to be an independent kingdom to avoid being ceded to Sweden from Denmark. Celebrated by Norwegians & Norwegian-Americans on May 17th each year.

    1843 · Edvard Grieg

    Age 31

    Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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