Niels Thomsen

1770–23 January 1843 (Age 73)
Farre, Sporup, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels

When Niels Thomsen was born in 1770, in Farre, Sporup, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Thomas Sørensen, was 38 and his mother, Magrethe Nielsdatter, was 31. He married Kirsten Andersdatter on 3 July 1801, in Skørring, Skanderborg, Denmark. He lived in Storring, Framlev, Århus, Denmark in 1840. He died on 23 January 1843, in Skørring, Skanderborg, Denmark, at the age of 73, and was buried in Skørring, Skanderborg, Denmark.

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Niels Thomsen
Kirsten Olesdatter
Marriage: 16 April 1814
Kirsten Nielsdatter
Ane Margrethe Nielsdatter
Kirsten Nielsdatter
Ole Nielsen
Thomas Nielsen
Johanne Nielsdatter

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  • Marriage
    16 April 1814Sjelle, Skanderborg, Denmark
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    World Events (7)

    1776 · Kongens Klub
    Age 6
    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
    Age 19
    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
    Age 22
    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Bent, Carsten, Einer, Nels, Sven, Viggo, Aksel, Anders, Astrid, Bjorn.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from a short form of the personal name Thomas . This surname is also found in the Netherlands. Compare Thompson and Thomson .

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

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    Sources (30)

    • Niels Thomasen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Niels Thomasen - Church record: birth-name: Niels Thomsen
    • Niels Tommesen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916" (Cidsel Jensdatter)

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