Hans Nielsen

7 October 1804–
Vorbasse, Ribe, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Nielsen was born on 7 October 1804, in Vorbasse, Ribe, Denmark, his father, Niels Nielsen, was 28 and his mother, Karen Hansdatter, was 34. He married Ane Mette Andersdatter after 1830, in Bække, Ribe, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Hans Nielsen
Ane Mette Andersdatter
Marriage: after 1830
Et Dodfodt Drengebarn

Spouse and Children


    Ane Mette Andersdatter


after 1830
Bække, Ribe, Denmark


    Et Dodfodt Drengebarn


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 1

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.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 4

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 43

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.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Nielsen in entry for Et Dodfodt Drengebarn, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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