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.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
Anna Jensdatter
Marriage: 2 February 1748
Sidsel Nielsdatter

Spouse & Children

  • Male1722–1764Male

  • Anna Jensdatter


2 February 1748
Fårevejle, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark


  • Sidsel Nielsdatter


  • Nielsen


Parents & Siblings

  • Anders Pedersen




World Events (5)


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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.