Niels Peter Olsen

Brief Life History of Niels Peter

When Niels Peter Olsen was born on 20 May 1895, in Gammelkirke, Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Anders Kristian Larsen, was 37 and his mother, Katrine Margrete Olsen, was 23. He married Nielsine Laurine Nielsen on 16 December 1919, in Øster Brønderslev, Børglum, Denmark. He lived in Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1925 and Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1930.

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Niels Peter Olsen
Nielsine Laurine Nielsen
Marriage: 16 December 1919

Sources (8)

  • Niels Peter Olsen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Niels Peter, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Nièls Peter Olsen, "Denmark Census, 1930"

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World Events (8)


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Nils, Lars, Alf, Thor, Niels, Sven, Jorgen, Helmer, Iver, Arnfinn.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ole, a short form of Olaf, Olav (see Olafsen ). This surname is the third most common in Norway. It is also established in northeastern England and in northern Germany. Compare Ohlsen , Olesen , Oleson , and Olson .

German (Ölsen): habitational name from any of several places so named, in Saxony, Brandenburg, and the Rhineland.

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

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