Niels Lauridsen

1768–1802 (Age 33)
Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Lauridsen was born on 24 July 1768, in Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Laurids Andersen Bojer, was 43 and his mother, Anne Christensdatter Horsfald, was 39. He married Maren Nielsen Søe on 30 October 1790, in Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 12 April 1802, at the age of 33.

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Niels Lauridsen
Maren Nielsen Søe
Marriage: 30 October 1790
Laurs Nielsen
Lars Nielsen
Niels Nielsen
Niels Nielsen
Kristen Nielsen
Christian Nielsen
Mariane Nielsen
Mariane Nielsen
Inger Nielsen

Spouse & Children

  • Male1768–1802Male

  • Maren Nielsen Søe


30 October 1790
Hundborg, Thisted, Denmark


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World Events (4)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 8

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 21

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 24

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laurids, a vernacular form of Laurentius ( see Lawrence ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Niels Larsen in entry for Inger Larsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Larsen in entry for Lars Nielsen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"
  • Niels Laustsen in entry for Lars Nielsen (So), "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

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