Niels Andersen

1796–1870 (Age 74)
Vust, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born on 28 February 1796, in Vust, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Anders Laursen, was 36 and his mother, Anna Nielsen Wixoe, was 36. He married Kirsten Jensdatter about 1824, in Gøttrup, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Gøttrup, Gøttrup, Thisted, Denmark for about 15 years. He died on 26 March 1870, in Gøttrup, Vester Han, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 74, and was buried in Gøttrup, Thisted, Denmark.

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Niels Andersen
Kirsten Jensdatter
Marriage: about 1824
Ane Kirstine Nielsen
Ane Nielsdatter
Niels Christen Thomasen
Hans Peter Sørensen
Inger Cathrine Nielsdatter
Inger Katrine Nielsen

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about 1824
Gøttrup, Thisted, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 9

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 12

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 22

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

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 Myrup, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Niels Andersen Myrup, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Niels Andersen Myrup, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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