Niels Christensen

1845–1930 (Age 85)
Hvornum, Onsild, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Christensen was born on 18 July 1845, in Hvornum, Onsild, Randers, Denmark, his father, Christen Petersen, was 24 and his mother, Ane Christensdatter, was 28. He married Dorthea Sørensen on 9 October 1869, in Bigum, Nørlyng, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Roum, Rinds, Viborg, Denmark for about 26 years. He died on 14 July 1930, in Hejring, Klejtrup, Rinds, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christensen
Dorthea Sørensen
Marriage: 9 October 1869
Anthon Christensen
Inger Marie Kristiansen

Spouse & Children

9 October 1869
Bigum, Nørlyng, Viborg, Denmark


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World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 2

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.

Age 4

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 23

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Niels Peder Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Niels Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Niels Christensen in household of Christen Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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