Niels Peter Madsen

24 January 1878–
Rimsø, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Niels Peter

When Niels Peter Madsen was born on 24 January 1878, in Rimsø, Randers, Denmark, his father, Mads Sørensen Bønnerup, was 59 and his mother, Else Pedersdatter, was 39. He married Ingeborg Kristine Olesen on 22 March 1907, in Glesborg, Randers, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Glesborg, Glesborg, Randers, Denmark in 1911 and Glesborg, Randers, Denmark for about 5 years.

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Niels Peter Madsen
Ingeborg Kristine Olesen
Marriage: 22 March 1907
Jensine Krestine Tomsen

Spouse and Children


    Ingeborg Kristine Olesen


22 March 1907
Glesborg, Randers, Denmark


    Jensine Krestine Tomsen


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 36

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 39

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

Age 61

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

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Niels Peder Madsen in household of Mads Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Niels Peder Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Niels Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1916"

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