Mads Nielsen

1799–
Frølund, Gjellerup, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Mads

When Mads Nielsen was born on 10 May 1799, in Frølund, Gjellerup, Ringkøbing, Denmark, his father, Niels Nielsen, was 42 and his mother, Maren Madsen, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Niels Nielsen
1757–1824
Maren Madsen
1765–1827
Anne Nielsen
1785–
Niels Nielsen
1786–1787
Ane Nielsen
1788–1788
Ane Nielsen
1788–1788
Mads Nielsen
1789–1789
Mads Nielsen
1789–1789
Ane Nielsen
1791–1791
Ane Nielsen
1791–1791
Hans Nielsen
1792–
Anne Nielsen
1794–1796
Abelone Nielsen
1796–
Abalone Nielsen
1797–
Mads Nielsen
1799–
Niels Nielsen
1803–1803
Mads Nielsen
1805–1812
Niels Nielsen
1807–

Parents & Siblings

  • Niels Nielsen

    Male1757–1824Male

  • Female1765–1827Female

siblings

(16)

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World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 6

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 9

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 48

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Mads Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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