Svend Nielsen

10 January 1723–18 September 1802 (Age 79)
Asminderød, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Svend

When Svend Nielsen was born on 10 January 1723, in Asminderød, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Niels Madsen, was 28 and his mother, Magrethe Hansdatter, was 27. He had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Anne Jensdatter. He died on 18 September 1802, in his hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Asminderød, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Svend Nielsen
1723–1802
Anne Jensdatter
1731–1808
Jens Svendsen
1755–
Jens Svendsen
1761–
Ane Svendsen
1756–
Birthe Svendsdr
1758–
Svendsdatter
1761–1761
Jens Svendsen
1762–
Niels Svendsen
1765–
Hans Svendsen
1768–
Peder Svendsen
1771–

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    Jens Svendsen

    Male1755–Male

    Ane Svendsen

    Female1756–Female

    Female1758–Female

    Jens Svendsen

    Male1761–Male

    Svendsdatter

    Female1761–1761Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1729

Age 6

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 7

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 21

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

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)

  • Svend Nielsen in entry for Jens, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Svend Nielsen in entry for Hans, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Svend Nielsen in entry for Peder, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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