Niels Christian Lorentsen Madsen

Male6 December 1913–1985

Brief Life History of Niels Christian Lorentsen

When Niels Christian Lorentsen Madsen was born on 6 December 1913, in Vor Frue, Odensegård, Denmark, his father, Gustav Henrik Madsen, was 24 and his mother, Marie Sorensen, was 27. He married Helga Jensen on 16 October 1936, in Vor Frue, Odensegård, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Vor Frue, Odense, Odense, Denmark in 1925 and Odense, Odense, Denmark in 1930. He died in 1985, in Odense, Denmark, at the age of 72.

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Niels Christian Lorentsen Madsen
Helga Jensen
Marriage: 16 October 1936
Eva Jensen
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Sources (5)

  • Niels Christian Losentzen Madsen in household of Gustav Henrik Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Niels Christian Lorentsen Madsen, "Denmark Civil Marriages, 1851-1961"
  • Kristian Madsen in household of Gustav Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1921"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1936Vor Frue, Odensegård, Denmark
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


    Age 4

    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.


    Age 26

    Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

    English: variant of Madson .

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

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