Niels Andersen

1720–
Bjergsted, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born on 14 February 1720, in Bjergsted, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Anders Nielsen, was 40 and his mother, Thora Nielsen, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Anders Nielsen
1679–1741
Thora Nielsen
1688–1758
Jens Andersen
1705–1740
Maren Andersen
1708–
Anne Andersen
1713–1735
Niels Andersen
1720–
Johanne Andersdatter
1722–1765
Mette Andersen
1723–

Parents & Siblings

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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1729

Age 9

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 10

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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 42

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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.

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