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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Nickels Knudten
Botilla Olufs
Göntje Nickelsen
Tine Nickelsen
Knudt Friederich Nickelsens
Ehlken Nickelsen
Elise Dorothea Nickelsen
Kreske Knudten
Oluf Dietrich Nickelsen

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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.

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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