Niels Andersen

1794–1840 (Age 40)
Kundby, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born in 1794, his father, Anders Larsen, was 59 and his mother, Karen Jorgensdatter, was 33. He married Johanna Pedersdatter about 1815. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Kundby, Tuse, Holbæk, Denmark in 1834. In 1834, at the age of 40, his occupation is listed as small land holder and wheelwright in Kundby, Holbæk, Denmark. He died from 1834 to 1840, in Kundby, Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
Johanna Pedersdatter
Marriage: about 1815
Peder Nielsen
Birthe Sophie Nielsdatter

Spouse & Children

about 1815


Parents & Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1794 · Stibo

Age 0

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.
1796 · Odense Teater

Age 2

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 14

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

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 Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Niels Andersen in entry for Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Niels Andersen in entry for Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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