Niels Lauridsen

1825–1905 (Age 80)
Åtte, Føvling, Ribe, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Lauridsen was born on 16 January 1825, in Åtte, Føvling, Ribe, Denmark, his father, Laurids Knudsen, was 36 and his mother, Kirsten Nielsdatter, was 35. He married Frederikke Hansdatter on 26 November 1858, in Brørup, Ribe, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Føvling, Malt, Ribe, Denmark in 1850. He died on 6 April 1905, in Vester Nebel, Ribe, Denmark, at the age of 80, and was buried in Vester Nebel, Ribe, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Lauridsen
Frederikke Hansdatter
Marriage: 26 November 1858
Kirsten Lauridsen
Frands Lauridsen
Laurids Holger Lauridsen
Laura Marie Lauridsen
Johanne Lauridsen
Ane Nielsine Elisa Lauridsen

Spouse & Children

  • Male1825–1905Male

  • Frederikke Hansdatter


26 November 1858
Brørup, Ribe, Denmark


  • Kirsten Lauridsen


  • Frands Lauridsen


  • Laurids Holger Lauridsen


  • Laura Marie Lauridsen


  • Lauridsen


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 4

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 22

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 24

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laurids, a vernacular form of Laurentius ( see Lawrence ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Niels Lauridsen in household of Laurids Knudsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Niels Lauritsen in entry for Laura Marie Lauritsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Lauritsen in entry for Laura Marie Lauritsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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