Niels Christian Lauridsen

1823–1890 (Age 67)
Boddum, Refs, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Lauridsen was born on 11 March 1823, in Boddum, Refs, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Laurs Nielsen, was 23 and his mother, Johanne Jensdatter Smed, was 24. He married Lene Nielsdatter on 6 January 1852, in Hvidbjerg, Hvidbjerg, Refs, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hvidbjerg, Hvidbjerg, Refs, Thisted, Denmark in 1860 and Lyngs, Refs, Thisted, Denmark in 1870. He died on 23 June 1890, in Hvidbjerg, Refs, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 67, and was buried in Hvidbjerg, Hvidbjerg, Refs, Thisted, Denmark.

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Niels Christian Lauridsen
Lene Nielsdatter
Marriage: 6 January 1852
Christen Nielsen
Jens Pedersen Nielsen
Mette Johanne Nielsen
Mette Johanne Nielsen
Karen Kjerstine Nielsen
Jens Pedersen Nielsen
Karen Kirstine Nielsen

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6 January 1852
Hvidbjerg, Hvidbjerg, Refs, Thisted, Denmark


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World Events (5)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 6

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 24

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.

Age 26

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

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 Christian Lauritsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Niels Christian Lauridsen in household of Else Laugesdatter, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Niels Chr Lauridsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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