Gregers Nielsen

7 June 1710–
Kollerup, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Gregers

When Gregers Nielsen was born on 7 June 1710, in Kollerup, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Niels Gregersen, was 39 and his mother, Kirsten Christensdatter, was 36. He married Christiane Christensdatter about 1752, in Kollerup, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Gregers Nielsen
1710–
Christiane Christensdatter
1714–
Marriage: about 1752
Niels Gregersen
1753–
Anders Gregersen
1754–
Svend Gregersen
1757–1827
Kristen Gregersen
1761–
Kirsten Gregersen
1763–

Spouse and Children

    Male1710–Male

    Christiane Christensdatter

    Female1714–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1752
Kollerup, Thisted, Denmark
children

(5)

    Male1753–Male

    Anders Gregersen

    Male1754–Male

    Svend Gregersen

    Male1757–1827Male

    Kristen Gregersen

    Male1761–Male

    Kirsten Gregersen

    Female1763–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 3

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 19

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 32

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

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 .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • birth of Svend Gregersen 1757
  • birth of Kirsten Gregersen 1763
  • Birth of Niels Gregersen 1753

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