Niels Andersen

1718–1738 (Age 20)
Store Hallegård, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born in 1718, his father, Anders Pedersen, was 23 and his mother, Agnethe Jacobsdatter Sode, was 28. He died in 1738, in Store Hallegård, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 20, and was buried in Olsker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Anders Pedersen
Agnethe Jacobsdatter Sode
Niels Andersen
Jacob Andersen
Anne Cathrine Andersdatter

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World Events (3)


Age 11

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 12

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 19

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

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