Nicolai Lausten

Ydby, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Nicolai

When Nicolai Lausten was born on 24 January 1818, in Ydby, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Laurits Poulsen, was 31 and his mother, Ann Nicolaisen Dorcheus, was 24.

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Laurits Poulsen
Ann Nicolaisen Dorcheus
Karen Lausten
Poul Larsen
Nicolai Lourefser
Nicolai Lausten
Ane Marie Lausten
Sidsel Cathrine Lauritsdatter
Dorthe Kirsten Lausten

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World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 11

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 29

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 31

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

Name Meaning

German: nickname for an eavesdropper or nosy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lūstern ‘to eavesdrop’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Nicolaj Lauridsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Nicolaj Lauridsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Nicolaj, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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