Maria Nielsen

2 November 1727–
Tjæreby, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Maria

When Maria Nielsen was christened on 2 November 1727, in Tjæreby, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Niels Hansen, was 40 and her mother, Mrs. Niels Hansen, was 29. She married Jens Nielsen on 11 October 1750, in Tjæreby, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Jens Nielsen
Maria Nielsen
Marriage: 11 October 1750

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11 October 1750
Tjæreby, Frederiksborg, Denmark

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World Events (8)


Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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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