Christoffer Nielsen

15 April 1863–
Stege, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Christoffer

When Christoffer Nielsen was born on 15 April 1863, in Stege, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Niels Jacobsen, was 35 and his mother, Ane Magrethe Christiansdatter, was 29. He married Dorothea Katharine Johanne Hansen on 8 December 1891, in Kastrup, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Fanefjord, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark in 1890 and Kastrup, Hammer, Præstø, Denmark in 1906.

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Christoffer Nielsen
Dorothea Katharine Johanne Hansen
Marriage: 8 December 1891
Niels Jørgen Holger Nielsen
Vigtor Nikola Nielsen

Spouse and Children


    Dorothea Katharine Johanne Hansen


8 December 1891
Kastrup, Præstø, Denmark


    Niels Jørgen Holger Nielsen


    Vigtor Nikola Nielsen


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World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 5

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Age 51

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 54

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

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)

  • Christoffer Nielsen in household of Niels Jacobsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Christoffer Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Christoffer Nielsen in household of Ane Magrete Christiansen, "Denmark Census, 1890"

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