Niels Andersen

1797–1866 (Age 69)
Bjerne, Horne, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born on 27 August 1797, in Bjerne, Horne, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Sørensen, was 50 and his mother, Karen Pedersdatter, was 24. He married Ellen Hansen on 10 December 1815, in Ribe, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 3 December 1866, in Horne, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
Ellen Hansen
Marriage: 10 December 1815
Karen Nielsdatter

Spouse & Children

  • Male1797–1866Male

  • Ellen Hansen


10 December 1815
Ribe, Denmark


Parents & Siblings

  • Anders Sørensen


  • Karen Pedersdatter




World Events (8)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 8

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 11

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.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 21

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

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)

  • Neils Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Niels Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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