Niels Andersen

1719–1751
Borre, Vestfold, Norway

The Life of Niels

Niels Andersen was christened on 21 January 1719, in Borre, Vestfold, Norway. He died in 1751, at the age of 32.

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  • Male1719–1751Male

  • Ingedorg Larsdatter

    FemaleFemale

World Events (2)

1736 · Confirmation & education

Law of 1736 legally established Confirmation in the Lutheran Church which led to organized education for all children. These became important records which the Pastor kept.
1739 · Universal schooling

First school law to begin universal schooling in Norway. They taught the subjects of Christianity, reading, writing, arithmetic. Compulsory schooling from the age of seven and at least until ten to twelve years old.

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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