Kjeld Nielsen

5 December 1718–January 1763 (Age 44)
Jetsmark, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kjeld

When Kjeld Nielsen was born on 5 December 1718, in Jetsmark, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Olufsen, was 49 and his mother, Maren Kjeldsdatter, was 32. He married Else Svendsdatter on 2 December 1743, in Ingstrup, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in January 1763, in Ingstrup, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 44, and was buried in Ingstrup, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Kjeld Nielsen
Else Svendsdatter
Marriage: 2 December 1743
Niels Kjeldsen
Sven Kjeldsen
Jens Kjeldsen
Maren Kieldsdatter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1743Ingstrup, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 11
    Greenland becomes Danish province.
    1730 · Danish Asia Company
    Age 12
    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.
    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse
    Age 19
    Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

    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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    Sources (8)

    • Kjeld, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Kield Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
    • Kield Nielsen in entry for Maren Kjeldsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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