Sonke Georg Nissen

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

The Life 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, 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 5 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

21 May 1865
Ockholm, Nordfriesland, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany


    Christine Josephine Nissen


    Stillborne Nissen


    N. N. Nissen


    Josine Friederike Nissen


    Fedder Andreas Nissen


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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

1 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Nisn, from Hebrew nisan, the Jewish month during which Passover takes place, originally given to boys born in that month. Compare Oder and Nissan .2 German and Danish: patronymic from the Scandinavian personal name Nis, variant of Nils ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Souke Georg Nissen in household of Paul Nissen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Sonke Georg Nissen in household of Paul Nissen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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