Kirsten Nielsen

1796–13 January 1848 (Age 52)
Tolstrup, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Kirsten

When Kirsten Nielsen was born in 1796, in Tolstrup, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Niels Christensen, was 40 and her mother, Johanne Marie Pedersdatter, was 37. She married Mads Christian Andersen on 18 November 1825. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Stenum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1801. She died on 13 January 1848, at the age of 52, and was buried in Tolstrup, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Mads Christian Andersen
1797–1876
Kirsten Nielsen
1796–1848
Marriage: 18 November 1825
Niels Christian Madsen
1826–1826
Anders Madsen
1828–1906
Niels Madsen
1830–1876
Johanne Marie Madsdatter
1832–
Dorthe Madsdatter
1834–1915
Maren Madsdatter
1837–

Spouse and Children

    Mads Christian Andersen

    Male1797–1876Male

    Female1796–1848Female

MARRIAGE
18 November 1825
Stenum, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(6)

    Niels Christian Madsen

    Male1826–1826Male

    Anders Madsen

    Male1828–1906Male

    Niels Madsen

    Male1830–1876Male

    Johanne Marie Madsdatter

    Female1832–Female

    Dorthe Madsdatter

    Female1834–1915Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Christen Nielsen

    Male1791–1796Male

    Peder Nielsen

    Male1793–1796Male

    Female1794–1794Female

    Female1796–1848Female

    Christen Nielsen

    Male1797–1825Male

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1796 · Odense Teater

Age 0

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
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.
1814

Age 18

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Kjersten Nielsdatter in household of Nobl Christian Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Kjersten Nielsdatter in household of Mads Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Kjersten Nielsdatter in entry for Johanne Marie Madsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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