Iver Nielsen

8 October 1803–
Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life Summary of Iver

When Iver Nielsen was born on 8 October 1803, in Ringkøbing, Denmark, his father, Niels Tueltoft Andersen, was 50 and his mother, Edel Else Larsdatter, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Niels Tueltoft Andersen
1753–1827
Edel Else Larsdatter
1763–1820
Lars Nielsen Møller
1791–1868
Kirsten Nielsdatter
1795–1834
Constance Cathrine Nielsdatter
1797–1886
Anders Nielsen
1799–
Anne Nielsen
1799–
Birthe Nielsdatter
1803–1857
Iver Nielsen
1803–
Sven Nielsen
1803–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse
Age 2
The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
Age 5
Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
Age 44
The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

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.

Possible Related Names

Nicholas
Neilsen
Nelsen

Sources (2)

  • Iver Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Iver Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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