Niels Andersen

1714–
Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born on 6 May 1714, in Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Anders Sorensen, was 43 and his mother, Sidsel Andersdatter, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Anders Sorensen
1671–1743
Sidsel Andersdatter
1676–1725
Anders Andersen
1706–1775
Malene Andersdatter
1708–
Mads Andersen
1709–1761
Kirsten Andersdr
1711–1759
Niels Andersen
1714–
Ane Andersdatter
1716–
Jens Andersen Kanstrup
1717–1762

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World Events (7)

1729

Age 15

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 16

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 48

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.

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