Niels Andersen

1717–1763
Horbelev, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Niels

When Niels Andersen was born in 1717, in Horbelev, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Jens Mortensen, was 41 and his mother, Maren Andreasdatter, was 47. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Birthe Jensen. He was buried in Horbelev, Maribo, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Niels Andersen
1717–1763
Birthe Jensen
1725–1752
Maren Nielsen
1746–
Anne Nielsen
1747–
Ellen Nielsen
1748–1752
Anders Nielsen
1749–1750
Anders Nielsen
1751–

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World Events (6)

1729

Age 12

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 13

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 20

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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