Niels Andersen

1722–1764 (Age 42)
Veddinge, Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Niels

Niels Andersen was born in 1722, in Veddinge, Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark as the son of Anders Pedersen. He married Anna Jensdatter on 2 February 1748, in Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1764, in his hometown, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
1722–1764
Anna Jensdatter
1721–1750
Marriage: 2 February 1748
Sidsel Nielsdatter
1748–
Nielsen
1749–1761

Spouse & Children

  • Male1722–1764Male

  • Anna Jensdatter

    Female1721–1750Female

MARRIAGE
2 February 1748
Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark
children

(2)

  • Sidsel Nielsdatter

    Female1748–Female

  • Nielsen

    Male1749–1761Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Anders Pedersen

    MaleMale

siblings

(1)

World Events (5)

1729

Age 7

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 8

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.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 15

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.

Sources (3)

  • Niels Andersen in entry for Niels Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Andersen in entry for Niels Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Andersen in entry for Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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