Nicholas Kersten

Male20 March 1774–

Brief Life History of Nicholas

When Nicholas Kersten was born on 20 March 1774, in Kassel, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johann Friedrich Kersten, was 26 and his mother, Martha Elisabeth Hein, was 39. He married Maria Elisabeth Friederika Mann about 1801, in Kassel, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters.

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Nicholas Kersten
Maria Elisabeth Friederika Mann
Marriage: about 1801
Anna Martha Kersten
Antonette Magdalena Kersten
Maria Magdalena Kersten
George Kersten
Johann Baptist Kersten
Johann Julius Kersten
Heinrich Kersten
Johanna Elisabeth Kersten
Martha Elisabeth Kersten
Johann Michael Kersten

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1801Kassel, Hesse-Nassau, Prussia, Germany
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (5)

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 39

    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.


    Age 40

    The Congress of Vienna established the German Confederation of 39 independent German states.

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 78

    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Gerhard, Kurt, Otto, Ewald, Hans, Udo.

    North German and Dutch: from the personal name Kersten, a Low German derivative of Christian (from Latin Christianus) (see Christian ).

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

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