Niels Poulsen

17 June 1856–
Gesing, Skærbæk, Tønder, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Poulsen was born on 17 June 1856, in Gesing, Skærbæk, Tønder, Denmark, his father, Poul (Paul) Nielsen, was 24 and his mother, Ane Truesen, was 23. He married Pouline Hansine Jeppesen on 17 September 1886. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ørsted, Rougsø, Randers, Denmark for about 65 years.

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Family Time Line

Niels Poulsen
1856–
Pouline Hansine Jeppesen
1857–
Marriage: 17 September 1886
Knud Poulsen
1887–1954
Anders Poulsen
1887–
Jensmine Poulsen
1889–
Helga Marie Poulsen
1892–
Christine Laurine Poulsen
1894–1901
Juliane Poulsen
1896–
Pouline Poulsen
1901–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 September 1886
children

(7)

    Male1887–1954Male

    Anders Poulsen

    Male1887–Male

    Jensmine Poulsen

    Female1889–Female

    Female1892–Female

    Christine Laurine Poulsen

    Female1894–1901Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 3

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 3

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
1914

Age 58

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul ( see Paul ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Niels Paulsen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Niels Poulsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Niels Poulsen in household of Poul Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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