Niels Nielsen

Brief Life History of Niels

When Niels Nielsen was born on 16 January 1796, in Veflinge, Skovby, Odense, Denmark, his father, Niels Nielsen, was 11793 and his mother, Johanne Hansdatter, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Niels Nielsen
1763–1843
Johanne Hansdatter
1760–1832
Hans Nielsen
1790–
Niels Nielsen
1792–1792
Niels Nielsen
1796–
Anders Nielsen
1799–
Rasmus Nielsen
1802–1862

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    World Events (7)

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    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

    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.

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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