Kjeld Nielsen

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

The Life of Kjeld

When Kjeld Nielsen was born on 5 December 1718, in Jetsmark, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Mortensen, was 22 and his mother, Mrs Niels, was 23. 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

2 December 1743
Ingstrup, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



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

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)

  • KB Ingstrup sogn 1740-1813
  • Kjeld, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Kield Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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