Niels Andersen

Rødklit, Nysogn, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Niels

Niels Andersen was born about 1717, in Rødklit, Nysogn, Ringkøbing, Denmark as the son of Anders and Mrs. Anders. He married Zidzel Christensdatter on 4 November 1742, in Nysogn, Ringkøbing, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
Zidzel Christensdatter
Marriage: 4 November 1742
Anders Nielsen
Ane Nielsdatter
Anders Nielsen

Spouse & Children

4 November 1742
Nysogn, Ringkøbing, Denmark


  • Anders Nielsen


  • Female1746–Female

  • Anders Nielsen


Parents & Siblings

  • Anders


  • Mrs. Anders




World Events (8)


Age 12

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 13

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 45

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 Anderssen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Nels Anderson, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Andersen in entry for Anders Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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