Oluf Dietrich Nickelsen

29 December 1830–
Norddorf, Amrum, Tondern, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Oluf Dietrich

When Oluf Dietrich Nickelsen was born on 29 December 1830, in Norddorf, Amrum, Tondern, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, his father, Nickels Knudten, was 43 and his mother, Botilla Olufs, was 42. He lived in Tønder, Tønder, Denmark for about 6 years and Ribe, Denmark for about 5 years.

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Family Time Line

Nickels Knudten
1787–1835
Botilla Olufs
1788–1851
Göntje Nickelsen
1813–1887
Tine Nickelsen
1815–1887
Knudt Friederich Nickelsens
1818–1868
Ehlken Nickelsen
1821–1821
Elise Dorothea Nickelsen
1823–1901
Kreske Knudten
1826–1893
Oluf Dietrich Nickelsen
1830–

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World Events (8)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 17

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 22

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
1864

Age 34

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.

Name Meaning

Danish, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oluf Diederich Knudsen in household of Bothille Nikelsen Olufs, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Oluf Diedrich Knudten in household of Nickels Knudten, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Oluf Diedrich Nickelsen in household of Gøntje Erk Tonn, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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