Nielsen

about 1703–
Lindholm, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Nielsen

When Nielsen was born about 1703, in Lindholm, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Niels Pedersen Torn, was 22 and her mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Niels Pedersen Torn
1681–1722
Maren Jensdatter
1675–1728
Peder Nielsen
1696–1740
Nielsen
1703–
Jens Nielsen
1705–1760
Nielsen
1708–
Jens Nielsen
1710–1766
Maren Nielsen
1712–
Anne Nielsen
1715–
Anne Nielsdatter
1698–1698
Hans Nielsen
1700–
Peder Nielsen
1700–1758
Maren Nielsdatter
1701–1773
Niels Nielsen
1702–
Povel Nielsen
1704–1704
Povel Nielsen
1705–1786
Gregers Nielsen
1708–
Poul Nielsen
1712–1779
Niels Nielsen
1712–1721
Soren Nielsen
1715–1758

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 10

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 26

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 27

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

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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