Sonke Georg Nissen

21 October 1834–22 September 1876 (Age 41)
Ockholm, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

The Life Summary of Sonke Georg

When Sonke Georg Nissen was born on 21 October 1834, in Ockholm, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, his father, Paul Nissen, was 44 and his mother, Ingeborg Petersen, was 38. He married Ingeburg Catharina Nissen on 21 May 1865, in Ockholm, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Kokholm, Viborg, Denmark for about 25 years. He died on 22 September 1876, in Germany, at the age of 41, and was buried in Germany.

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Sonke Georg Nissen
Ingeburg Catharina Nissen
Marriage: 21 May 1865
Christine Josephine Nissen
Stillborne Nissen
N. N. Nissen
Josine Friederike Nissen
Fedder Andreas Nissen
Pauline Sophie Juliane Nissen
Serena Ida Mathilde Nissen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 May 1865Ockholm, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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    World Events (5)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 13
    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.
    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 18
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 25
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Inge, Lorenz, Kurt, Bernhardt, Egon, Helmut, Helmuth, Horst, Lieschen, Mathias, Otto.North German and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Nis, a variant of Nils (see Nicholas ). Compare Nessen and Nisson .Dutch: shortened form of Denissen, a patronymic from the personal name Dionysius (see Dennis ).

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Santa Georg Nissen in household of Paul Niss, "Denmark Census, 1835"
    • Souke Georg Nissen in household of Paul Nissen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Sankey Nissen in entry for Christina Josephine Kruse, "Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958"

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