Niels Andersen

1713–1783 (Age 70)
Klejtrup, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born in 1713, in Klejtrup, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Nielsen, was 33 and his mother, Mette Jensdatter, was 26. He married Ane Nielsdatter. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died in October 1783, at the age of 70.

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Niels Andersen
Ane Nielsdatter
Marriage: 0 ___ 1749
Anders Nielsen
Niels Nielsen
Peder Nielsen
Peder Nielsen

Spouse & Children

0 ___ 1749


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World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 0

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 16

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 24

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

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