Niels Nielsen

Brief Life History of Niels

Niels Nielsen was born about 1725, in Allerslev, Vordingborg, Denmark. He married Ane Petersdatter on 2 November 1759, in Allerslev, Vordingborg, Denmark. He was buried in Allerslev, Vordingborg, Denmark.

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Niels Nielsen
1725–1760
Ane Petersdatter
1735–
Marriage: 2 November 1759

Sources (3)

  • Niels Nielsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Nielsen in entry for Peter Nielsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Nielsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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World Events (5)

1729

Greenland becomes Danish province.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

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

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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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