Niels Hansen

Male8 February 1821–

Brief Life History of Niels

When Niels Hansen was born on 8 February 1821, in Munke Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark, his father, Hans Nielsen, was 28 and his mother, Dorthe Pedersdatter, was 27. He married Else Marie Hansdr on 2 May 1846, in Tersløse, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Munke Bjergby, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark for about 11 years.

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Family Time Line

Niels Hansen
1821–
Else Marie Hansdr
1821–1864
Marriage: 2 May 1846
Anders Hansen
1846–
Karen Hansen
1854–
Ane Hansen
1861–

Sources (11)

  • Niels Hansen in household of Hans Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Niels Hansen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Niels Hansen in entry for Anders Nielsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1846Tersløse, Holbæk, Denmark
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 8

    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 26

    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.

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 38

    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

    Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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