Margrethe Kirstine Nielsen

18 April 1829–October 1880 (Age 51)
Lønholt, Grønholt, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Margrethe Kirstine

When Margrethe Kirstine Nielsen was born on 18 April 1829, in Lønholt, Grønholt, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Niels Larsen, was 36 and her mother, Johanne Jensdatter, was 28. She married Jens Pedersen on 15 March 1856, in Grønholt, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Grønholt, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 26 years. She died in October 1880, at the age of 51.

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Jens Pedersen
Margrethe Kirstine Nielsen
Marriage: 15 March 1856
Johanne Maria Jensen
Peder Christian Jensen
Peder Christian Jensen
Jensine Ellen Kirstine Jensen

Spouse and Children

15 March 1856
Grønholt, Frederiksborg, Denmark


    Johanne Maria Jensen



    Peder Christian Jensen


    Jensine Ellen Kirstine Jensen


Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 18

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.

Age 20

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 30

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Margrete Nielsd in household of Niels Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Margrethe Nielsen in household of Niels Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Margrethe Nielsen in household of Niels Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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