Niels Andersen

1722–1768 (Age 45)
Skive, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born on 25 May 1722, in Skive, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Nielsen Glattrup, was 28 and his mother, Helvig Pedersdatter, was 25. He married Anne Christensdatter on 7 December 1747, in Skive, Viborg, Denmark. He died on 28 February 1768, at the age of 45.

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Niels Andersen
Anne Christensdatter
Marriage: 7 December 1747

Spouse & Children

7 December 1747
Skive, Viborg, Denmark

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World Events (5)


Age 7

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 8

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.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 15

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

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.

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