Niels Andersen

Nørresundby, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Niels

Niels Andersen was born in 1715, in Nørresundby, Ålborg, Denmark. He married Kiersten Christensdatter on 13 July 1749, in Nørresundby, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters.

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Niels Andersen
Kiersten Christensdatter
Marriage: 13 July 1749
Else Marie Nielsdatter
Anne Nielsdatter
Anne Nielsdatter
Mette Marie Nielsdatter
Anne Nielsdatter
Anders Nielsen

Spouse & Children

13 July 1749
Nørresundby, Ålborg, Denmark


+1 More Child

World Events (7)


Age 14

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 15

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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 47

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Niels Anderson, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Anderson in entry for Else Marie Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Niels Andersen Skraeder in entry for Mette Marie Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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